Disney CEO Teases "Another Decade and a Half" of 'Star Wars' Films

Fresh after Woody Harrelson revealed that his character has named Beckett and he was playing a criminal mentor to Han Solo, Disney CEO Bob Iger dropped some new information on the movie. Han Solo, the cocky space pirate from the Star Wars franchise, may have had a different name when he was younger. "But you will also discover how he got his name", he revealed.

It's more likely that Han has to change his name because he's running from something.

"Her performance, which we've been really pleased with, remains as it was", he said, according to the Los Angeles Times.

"She's in [Episode] VIII, and we're not changing VIII to deal with her passing".

Bob said last year's spin-off movie Rogue One: A Star Wars Story featured characters which were "digitally created" including one - Peter Cushing - who had died. "One had been an actor who actually passed away and was in an earlier Star Wars film", Iger continued.

"We're not doing that with Carrie", he added.

When it comes to Star Wars films there is always one simple fact that everyone can bet on - filmmakers will remain tight lipped about the movie's details outside of official press announcements and movie trailers.

"We're starting talk about what could happen after Episode IX". Now, we have a few more details about what we'll learn along his journey from becoming an infamous scoundrel to Rebel hero.

Now it appears that Iger has confirmed that the movie will jump around through Han Solo's young adult life, highlighting the moments that defined the character and made him into the man we see in the original trilogy. While the average moviegoer might just respond with a shrug or "whatever", Star Wars superfans might seriously get up in arms about such a thing. "About what could be another decade-and-a-half of Star Wars stories", Iger said.

Phil Lord and Christopher Miller are directing the movie, with cast members Alden Ehrenreich as Han Solo, Donald Glover as Lando Calrissian and Joonas Suotamo as Chewbacca.

  • Valtteri Bottas ready to challenge Lewis Hamilton for world championship

    We know he's talented, Finnish and capable of answering questions in a nice, polite way but it would be great if we had friction between him and Lewis, ' said Coulthard.

    Dele Alli penalty helps Tottenham down Southampton

    Which was the 79 head to head among Tottenham and Southampton . 52' - GOAL! Tottenham 2-1 Southampton (Ward-Prowse). It's a good thing for them and congratulations to them and to the club. "I can not see the difference".
    Month-Old Dies After 'Ghost Calls' Flood Emergency Phone Lines

    Month-Old Dies After 'Ghost Calls' Flood Emergency Phone Lines

    Though you may think you've hung up in time, Howard said the call still comes through and dispatchers take it seriously. A Dallas , Texas, 6-month-old died over the weekend after the child's caretaker was unable to get through to 911.
  • Morse author Colin Dexter dies

    Morse author Colin Dexter dies

    Lynda La Plante said of the late author : "Colin Dexter, a masterful writer and storyteller who entertained millions of readers". Dexter himself had cameo appearances in all but three of the 33 episodes made between 1987 and 2000, according to Wikipedia.
    Rory McIlroy beaten by Soren Kjeldsen in opener

    Rory McIlroy beaten by Soren Kjeldsen in opener

    Although he has not won the WGC-Match Play, Johnson has four titles in the World Golf Championships, second to Tiger Woods' 18. The final dagger came on the short, par-3 17th at Austin Country Club when Kjeldsen almost made a walk-off hole-in-one.

    Tesla to stop selling its least-expensive vehicle

    The 1.3 million in shares sold represent about 0.8 percent of Tesla's total outstanding shares, as recently as December 31. It also makes sense with the upcoming addition of the Tesla Model 3 that the Model S will become more expensive .
  • Vladimir Putin denies French election interference after Marine Le Pen meeting

    Le Pen said in Moscow that financial aid to her party had "in no way" been discussed during her meeting with Putin. The party yesterday dismissed the possibility of seeking further funding from a Russian bank. [nL5N1GT6JO] " Mr.
    Canadians want asylum seekers sent back to US

    Canadians want asylum seekers sent back to US

    A similar Ipsos poll from January showed that 59 percent of Canadians supported the prime minister's approach to the issue. Janzen told Reuters that he himself saw hundreds of people illegally crossing the border from the US.
    Honda WR-V launched in India: Price, specifications

    Honda WR-V launched in India: Price, specifications

    The higher version of the petrol VX model is priced at Rs 8.99 lakh, and that of the diesel variant is priced at Rs 9.99 lakh. The WR-V is Honda's attempt to mimic the compact crossover and carries a sub-2litre engine on both the platforms.
  • G20 leaders fail to reach agreements on free trade

    German finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble, speaking to reporters after the meeting, said the talks were long and frank. This G-20 meeting is an opportunity to discuss challenges for the global economy ahead of the summit meeting in July.

    Dollar sinks to lowest in a month

    Some investors had begun to speculate that four increases may be possible given how much the economy and inflation have picked up. Stock markets across the Atlantic were also strong, with the French CAC 40 up 0.6 percent and Germany's DAX also up 0.6 percent.
    Jets to sign CB Morris Claiborne

    Jets to sign CB Morris Claiborne

    Wilcox (Tampa Bay) have also signed elsewhere, and fellow cornerback Morris Claiborne is also receiving interest from other teams. It has the potential to be worth $24 million, but will more likely end up a two-year, $12 million signing.