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Last year's Solo: A Star Wars Story may not have taken the box office by storm, and it's (relatively) poor performance undermined Disney and Lucasfilm's plans to release a new Star Wars film each year, but that hasn't stopped support for a Solo sequel from growing. Fans have been using the hashtag #MakeSolo2Happen to show their support for a follow up to the Ron Howard spin-off featuring Alden Ehrenreich as the eponymous scoundrel Han Solo. The film certainly left enough roots from which a sequel could grow, with Emilia Clarke's Qi'ra heading off to do Maul's dirty work as part of his Crimson Dawn crime syndicate. While Solo's performance may have scuppered any chance of a big screen sequel, the campaign did manage to get the attention of Solo's director who appeared to give the campaign his seal of approval. Howard has previously stated his disappointment in the movie's performance, but most experts point the blame at it's closeness to the release date of The Last Jedi which did not give the marketing campaign much time to build up hype for the spin-off. While it seems unlikely that a sequel will materialise, here in the Star Wars fandom we have grown accustomed to "never say never", and after all Alden Ehrenreich did sign on for more than one film, and Emilia Clarke has finished on Game of Thrones...
Solo: A Star Wars Story is the second of the Star Wars anthology films. The film follows a Han Solo as he leaves Corellia to become the best pilot in the galaxy, and finds a mentor in the form of Tobias Beckett. Lando Calrissian and Chewbacca are also heavily involved. The film was due to be directed by Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, but the pair left the project due to creative differences during production and were replaced by Ron Howard. Official Synopsis Board the Millennium Falcon and journey to a galaxy far, far away in Solo: A Star Wars Story, an all-new adventure with the most beloved scoundrel in the galaxy. Through a series of daring escapades deep within a dark and dangerous criminal underworld, Han Solo meets his mighty future copilot Chewbacca and encounters the notorious gambler Lando Calrissian, in a journey that will set the course of one of the Star Wars saga’s most unlikely heroes.