Ron Howard has been teasing fans with glimpses of the upcoming Han Solo film since he took over the director’s chair in June. While we have been treated with casting hints and behind the scenes photos, fans have been left in the dark about one crucial detail – until now.
That’s right, Howard has taken to Twitter to finally disclose the Han Solo film’s official title. In the short 28-second video, an anonymous Wookiee helps the director make the big announcement.
— Ron Howard (@RealRonHoward) October 17, 2017
Turning over a large piece of cardboard, Ron Howard reveals the film’s title: Solo: a Star Wars Story
…. and fans made some obvious connections.
Here’s what the internet had to say:
1. Get your red cups out
— Jack O’dlantern ? (@kreshjun) October 17, 2017
2. Riding Solo
if this isnt in SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY then whats the point pic.twitter.com/8JViHY4Mxu
— v. (@IoganhowIettt) October 17, 2017
3. “I know.”
Please be more specific, which Solo is it about
— Brian Lynch (@BrianLynch) October 17, 2017
Red Solo: He made the beer run in 24 parsecs
— Don Chin (@realdonchin) October 17, 2017
4. A brand deal on the horizon
— Mara Jade Skywalker (@MasterJediMara) October 17, 2017
6. Thirst Crusher
7. Don’t want to be all by myself
8. The struggle was real