The new 'Star Wars' movie about a young Han Solo is getting great buzz from people who have seen it

Disney/LucasFilmDonald Glover as Lando Calrissian in ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story.’

  • Critics are calling “Solo: A Star Wars Story” a “non-stop adventure” with a “charming cast.”
  • Some said it starts off slowly, but eventually picks up its pace.
  • Donald Glover steals the show as Lando Calrissian, but Alden Ehrenreich is also impressive in the title role.

“Solo: A Star Wars Story” went through a complicated production, but based on first reactions from critics who saw the movie Thursday night, the movie exceeds expectations.

It’s no surprise that Donald Glover seems to steal the show as Lando Calrissian, but Alden Ehrenreich is also being praised for his performance as a young Han Solo, a role originated by Harrison Ford. Those are big shoes to fill, and it sounds like Ehrenreich is impressive despite reports that an acting coach was hired during filming.

Veteran director Ron Howard was hired late in production to replace fired directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, and it seems Howard was able to steer the movie back on course. Critics said the movie is a funny, “non-stop adventure” that is a “welcome addition to the ‘Star Wars’ universe.”

Check out some first reactions to “Solo: A Star Wars Story” below:

“Solo” is a delightful, fun “Star Wars” movie with plenty of action:

It seems to start off slow, but it picks up:^tfw

Donald Glover steals the show as Lando Calrissian:

Alden Ehrenreich is impressive in the title role:^tfw

And the rest of the cast is great, too:^tfw

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