Anonymous SOLO Actor Dishes On Those Reshoots And Lead Star Alden Ehrenreich Being "Not Good Enough"

Anonymous SOLO Actor Dishes On Those Reshoots And Lead Star Alden Ehrenreich Being "Not Good Enough"

A very interesting new story goes into detail about those behind the scenes issues and Ron Howard's reshoots, shedding light on everything from Alden Ehrenreich's performance to Lord & Miller being fired.

We recently learned that fired directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller will receive will receive executive producer credits for Solo: A Star Wars Story and now a new report sheds a little more light on all that behind the scenes drama. An actor from the movie who refuses to be named has spoken to Vulture about the production and it sounds like all the bizarre claims we've been hearing were 100% accurate. 

For starters, it's said that Lord and Miller simply weren't ready for Star Wars because "After the 25th take, the actors are looking at each other like, 'This is getting weird.'" It's said that the duo "seemed out of control" and couldn't handle the pressure of being in charge of a huge movie with so many moving parts. This source also says that the first assistant director often stepped in to help them.

Lord and Miller's spokesperson dismisses that as "completely inaccurate" but what would you expect? Regardless, the report also reveals that replacement director Ron Howard was easy to work with and confident with the material but all those reshoots weren't to shoot new scenes; they were just conducted to redo all of Lord and Miller's scenes as the script was the same and nothing was changed.

"Trying to mimic Harrison Ford is really tough," the source adds in regards to Alden Ehrenreich. "Lucasfilm wanted something very specific: copying someone else. Alden’s not a bad actor — just not good enough." Apparently, his performance ultimately improved when an acting coach was hired, so we probably shouldn't worry too much about him letting Solo: A Star Wars Story down this May.

What do you think of these new details? As always, be sure to let us know your thoughts below.
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