The upcoming Han Solo spin-off movie will begin filming in February, according to Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy. Kennedy revealed the timeframe in a conversation with the BBC's Lizo Mzimba at the British premiere of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.
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The as-yet-untitled film stars Alden Ehrenreich in the title role, with Donald Glover joining him as Lando Calrissian.
Kennedy also said that a trailer for Star Wars: Episode VIII would not be seen til some time in the spring.
The still untitled Han Solo film is scheduled for release on May 25, 2018, while the also untitled Episode VIII will precede it on December 15, 2017.