Contact Us

Ron Howard Shares the First Photo of Chewbacca on ‘Han Solo’ Set


Ron Howard finally learned how to use his phone camera! The director has been sharing a bunch of obscure (and relatively boring) photos from the set of the Han Solo movie since taking over as director. He took a photo of a case of water bottles (thrilling!), a street sign outside Pinewood Studios, and a coffee mug, convincing me that they all must have been accidents. He was clearly trying to take a selfie with Alden Ehrenreich’s titular smuggler but couldn’t figure out how to reverse the camera. Finally, today, we got a revealing photo.

Howard tweeted a shot of Chewbacca on the set of the still-untitled Han Solo movie. Joonas Suotamo is costumed up as the beloved hairy creature as he’s peeping a shot in video village. Even more interesting though is what he’s looking at on the monitors. Chewie seems to be watching a scene of two Wookies in a loving embracing. Will we perhaps meet some of Chewie’s family members and see Wookies share some tender moments?

Last week we got a look at Chewie on set with Ehrenreich’s Han in a pair of leaked photos from TMZ. The two were spotted hanging out with Woody Harrelson on a levitating platform with a woman whom we speculated could be Emilia Clarke‘s character.

Howard’s Han Solo film will also star Donald Glover and Phoebe Waller-Bridge, and despite the director shake-up, Harrelson assured fans not to worry, promising that the Force was still very much with the movie under Howard’s direction. The Han Solo spinoff hits theaters May 25, 2018.

Subscribe to Mix 94.1 on


Best of Mix 94.1

Recommended For You

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for MIX VIP Club quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive MIX VIP Club contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.