James Mangold to Write and Direct Boba Fett Movie!

Most Fans Forgot Boba Fett Would Be Star Wars’ First Lead of Color & That’s a Problem

However, the fanbase who did see Solo appears to have enjoyed the experience, giving it an "A-" as per industry WOM tracker CinemaScore (notably the previous Disney Star Wars movies have all earned an "A"). It's a film that delights in winking and nodding at dialogue from the past, while filling in backstory gaps with all of the subtlety of a blaster shot to the face.

Meanwhile, Donald Glover has shared one of his ideas for a possible Star Wars spin-off film about his new character, Lando Calrissian.

So even though $101 million is still a solid opening that most film franchises would love to have, success is judged differently for the galaxy far, far away. However, the film faced tough competition from Deadpool 2 and Avengers: Infinity War, which took second and third place, respectively.

Solo was of course beset by high-profile production challenges, including the removal (read: firing) of original directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller. In the video above, Collider Jedi Council's Kristian Harloff and Ken Napzok offer their no holds barred review of Ron Howard's first entry into the Star Wars universe.

We now know that L3-37, the rebellious droid with a fierce attitude and a focus on liberation, becomes the heart of the Millennium Falcon in Solo: A Star Wars Story. The first film in this new series was Rogue One. Presumably, the Fett movie will tackle the story of how he goes from that moment to the notorious villain that captured Han Solo later in life.




Other movies that opened over Memorial Day weekend and were DOA include "Tomorrowland" ($33 million opening weekend), "Alice Through the Looking Glass" ($26.8 million), and "X-Men: Apocalypse" ($65.7 million).

One the one hand, that's not a huge dent to Solo's opening days in theaters. Lots of things have changed since 2018, when you are reading this.

This was mostly because he just looked really cool and could fly. "And whilst it is Han Solo's movie, this girl gets to be badass".

With all these factors combined, clearly for most, going to the beach or a barbecue was the better option this holiday weekend.

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