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Star Wars 'Han Solo' movie wraps production, gets title

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Posted at 11:11 AM, Oct 17, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-17 14:11:00-04

(KGTV) - The next foray into the Star Wars' saga's standalone movies has wrapped production and been given a title.

Director Ron Howard has been active on social media throughout the filming, sharing behind the scenes looks at the set and crew.

Howard posted a special message for fans Tuesday to announce the film's progress, with a quick cameo by a popular character.

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"As we wrap up production I just want to take this moment to thank an incredibly talented cast and crew for all their hard work," Howard started. "And to the fans out there, I hope you've enjoyed the pictures I've been sharing.

"Pictures I've been taking from the set of, can, can we even say the name of the movie?" Howard asked, before Chewbaka's arms come into frame holding a sign reading "Solo: A Star Wars Story."

If you haven't kept up with Howard's behind the scenes looks at the film, Star Wars' official website has compiled all of his posts here.

"Solo: A Star Wars Story" is the saga's second standalone film, following 2016's "Rogue One." Howard took over mid-production after former directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller departed after creative differences.

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"Solo" stars Alden Ehrenreich, Donald Glover, Emilia Clarke, Woody Harrelson, Paul Bettany, Phoebe Waller-Bridge and Thandie Newton. The film is due out May 25, 2018.