1:25pm PT by Ryan Parker
'Star Wars': Intriguing Han Solo Set Revealed
"What a piece of junk."
On Thursday, Star Wars fans got a look at a new set on the upcoming Han Solo film, thanks to director Ron Howard.
As he has done since taking the reins of the Star Wars stand-alone in June, the Oscar-winning helmer shared short videos from what appear to be a junkyard.
"Rehearsing a crane shot as we wait for sundown," Howard wrote for one of the videos.
In a second post, which appeared to show an old, junked Speeder, he wrote, "Where old Speeders go to die."
A junkyard makes perfect since for the film as it has been made clear that the Millennium Falcon is a hodgepodge of parts, even being called "junk" more than once in the original trilogy (and again in 2015's The Force Awakens).
Howard took over the director's chair on the pic after helmers Christopher Miller and Phil Lord were fired after clashing with Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy and screenwriter Lawrence Kasdan.
Earlier this month, Howard told Heat Vision he enjoyed posting teases for the upcoming film, but is extremely careful not to let any spoilers though. Overall, he said the production was going swimmingly.
"It's a fantastic script, a great cast and I am having a fantastic creative experience with it," Howard told Heat Vision. "It's a great young cast, incredibly strong — smart, funny people who love their characters and love being part of this. I think we'll be able to do something that is a lot of fun."
Rehearsing a crane shot as we wait for sundown - pic.twitter.com/gg2MJ0aAAK— Ron Howard (@RealRonHoward) August 10, 2017
Where old Speeders go to die. pic.twitter.com/WITP1xpzvf— Ron Howard (@RealRonHoward) August 10, 2017