SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY Blu-ray Release Date Announced & Special Features Revealed

SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY Blu-ray Release Date Announced & Special Features Revealed

Walt Disney Home Entertainment has officially announced the Blu-ray and Digital HD release dates for Ron Howard's Solo: A Star Wars Story. Plus, get all the details on the tons of special features!

Despite a positive reception from both fans and critics alike, Disney/Lucasfilm's Solo: A Star Wars Story didn't manage to leave much of an impression at the worldwide box office, earning roughly $385 million to date on a massive production budget that's estimated to be in the $275 million range.

Earlier today, Walt Disney Home Entertainment officially announced that the Ron Howard-directed spinoff will arrive on Digital HD on September 14 and will then make its way to 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray, Blu-ray, DVD and On-Demand on September 25.

There's also a ton of special features, including an in-depth roundtable discussion on the making of the film and behind-the-scenes featurettes. Plus, fans will also get to enjoy eight never-before-seen deleted scenes, including an extended version of the first meeting between Han Solo (Alden Ehrenreich) and Chewbacca (Joonas Suotamo). 


  • Solo: The Director & Cast Roundtable — Sit down with director Ron Howard and the stars for an intimate and entertaining discussion of the film’s making.
  • Team Chewie — See what it takes to bring your favorite Wookiee to life in this lighthearted look behind the scenes.
  • Kasdan on Kasdan — Iconic Star Wars screenwriter Lawrence Kasdan and son Jonathan share what it was like to write the movie’s script together. Remaking the Millennium Falcon –Track the transformation of the most famous ship in the galaxy, from Lando’s swank and impeccable pride and joy to Han’s stripped-down hot-rod freighter with “special modifications.”
  • Escape from Corellia — Get behind the wheel for the making of this high-octane chase through the streets of Corellia.
  • The Train Heist — Explore the challenges and thrills of creating this action-packed sequence, including its remote location and spectacular effects.
  • Becoming a Droid: L3-37 — Meet the newest droid—and the talented actor who helps bring her to life.
  • Scoundrels, Droids, Creatures and Cards: Welcome to Fort Ypso –Take an in-depth tour of the rough-and-tumble bar where strangers mix and gamblers risk all in the legendary card game, Sabaac.
  • Into the Maelstrom: The Kessel Run –Join Han and Chewie at the controls of the Millennium Falcon to see how this legendary moment in Star Wars history unfolds.
  • The Millennium Falcon: From Page to Park — In an exclusive bonus feature available as a digital code with the Target release, you can get a look at the history of the most famous ship in the galaxy, its origin and development, and how it will translate in one of the most anticipated expansions in Disneyland’s history.
  • And Deleted Scenes:
    • Proxima’s Den
    • Corellian Foot Chase
    • Han Solo: Imperial Cadet
    • The Battle of Mimban: Extended
    • Han Versus Chewie: Extended
    • Snowball Fight!
    • Meet Dryden: Extended
    • Coaxium Double-Cross






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. Solo: A Star Wars Story releases in U.S. Theaters on May 25, 2018.


Solo: A Star Wars Story features:
Director: Ron Howard
Alden Ehrenreich as Han Solo
Woody Harrelson as Tobias Beckett
Emilia Clarke as Qi'ra
Donald Glover as Lando Calrissian
Thandie Newton as Val
Phoebe Waller-Bridge as L3-37
Joonas Suotamo as Chewbacca
Paul Bettany as Dryden Vos
Jon Kasdan as Tag Greenley
Toby Hefferman as Bink Otauna
Ian Kenny in an undisclosed role
Warwick Davis in an undisclosed role
Clint Howard in an undisclosed role
Jon Favreau in an undisclosed role

Solo: A Star Wars Story blasts into theaters May 25
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