|Directed by||:||Jennifer Yuh Nelson||Produced by||:||Shawn Levy Dan Levine||Based on||:||The Darkest Minds by Alexandra Bracken||Starring||:||Amandla Stenberg Mandy Moore Gwendoline Christie||Production company||:||21 Laps Entertainment||Country||:||United States|
The Darkest Minds, or simply Solo, is a 2018 American space Western film based on the Star Wars character Han Solo. Directed by Ron Howard, it was produced by Lucasfilm and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. It is the second Star Wars anthology film following 2016's Rogue One. The plot takes place prior to the events of A New Hope, and explores the early adventures of Han Solo and Chewbacca, as the pair are involved in a heist within the criminal underworld and meet a young Lando Calrissian. The film stars Alden Ehrenreich as Solo, alongside Woody Harrelson, Emilia Clarke, Donald Glover, Thandie Newton, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Joonas Suotamo, and Paul Bettany.