Though it's only three and a half months away, audiences are just now seeing the first "Solo: A Star Wars" story teaser. It isn't even a full-length trailer. On Sunday, football fans saw the 30-second T.V. spot that gave a sneak peek of the teaser which dropped Monday morning.
The film has been somewhat shrouded in mystery. Not much is known other than some production problems that happened last year. Vanity Fair's Rebecca Keegan explained:
"It was originally directed by Phil Lord and Chris Miller, the guys who made 'The Lego Movie.' Quite late in the process, Lucasfilm president Kathy Kennedy replaced them with Ron Howard. It seemed like their improvisational style of directing didn't fly totally with the way Lucasfilm likes to make movies.
So, that has sort of left it shrouded in mystery. What is the movie we're actually going to see? Is it the Phil Lord and Chris Miller movie? Is it a Ron Howard movie? Is it going to be good?"
Plus, Rotten Tomatoes is fighting back against trolls. The aggregator site released a statement to The Hollywood Reporter over the weekend detailing their intention to remain vigilant against hate groups targeting Marvel's new "Black Panther" film set for release next Friday, February 16th.
"We at Rotten Tomatoes are proud to have become a platform for passionate fans to debate and discuss entertainment and we take that responsibility seriously. While we respect our fans’ diverse opinions, we do not condone hate speech. Our team of security, network and social experts continue to closely monitor our platforms and any users who engage in such activities will be blocked from our site and their comments removed as quickly as possible."
Meanwhile, Netflix "pulled a Beyonce" over the weekend, when it released the latest installment of the "Cloverfield" saga, "Cloverfield Paradox." This move was super surprising on the count that it wasn't even known Netflix had acquired the title from Paramount. It definitely may have worked in their favor on the count that it's not getting the best reviews.
Keegan also talked about Uma Thurman's disturbing history with Harvey Weinstein and a dangerous incident that happened on the set of "Kill Bill" that shines a light on the importance of safety on set.