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Solo is headed to Cannes, and some critics are worried
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FILE - In this Nov. 10, 2016 file photo, Alden Ehrenreich arrives at the world premiere of "Rules Don't Apply" in Los Angeles. The young Han Solo Star Wars spinoff, starring Ehrenreich in the role originated by Harrison Ford, finally has a title: Solo: A Star Wars Story. It is set for a May 25, 2018 release. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File) - photo by Herb Scribner
The Millennium Falcon is headed to Cannes.

Solo: A Star Wars Story will make its debut at the 71st Cannes Film Festival on May 15 in a special screening, according to Deadline. The screening will occur 10 days before Solo debuts in U.S. theaters on May 25.

Solo is the origin story of Han Solo, starring Alden Ehrenreich in the titular role. The film also stars Woody Harrelson and Emilia Clarke and Donald Glover as Lando Calrissian.

This isn't the first time Star Wars has come to Cannes. Star Wars: Attack of the Clones and Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith previously debuted at the annual film festival.

Uproxx writer Dan Macrae wrote, It should be fascinating to see what the notoriously opinionated Cannes crowd makes of the film. After creative differences reared their head, Solo said goodbye to the movies original directors (Phil Lord and Chris Miller) and Ron Howard stepped in to helm the project.

And, according to The Guardian, reports that Ehrenreich needed on-set acting lessons dont help the films chances of winning over critics, either.

Solo released its first trailer the day after the Super Bowl, revealing few details about the films plot. The film occurs sometime between the events of Revenge of the Sith and Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.
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