50 Most Anticipated Movies of 2018

From a solo Black Panther to a young Han Solo, Spielberg going retro to Barry Jenkins doing James Baldwin – the films we can't wait to see this year

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'Solo: A Star Wars Movie' (May 25)
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'Solo: A Star Wars Movie' (May 25)

It makes sense that a movie about a seat-of-the-pants flyboy like Han Solo would take a bumpy trip to the screen. After The Lego Movie team of Phil Lord and Christopher Miller were replaced with director Ron Howard, rumors spread that the latest standalone Star Wars project was in trouble. But with The Empire Strikes Back writer Lawrence Kasdan providing the script and charismatic young actor Alden Ehrenreich as Han (with Donald Glover his old frenemy Lando Calrissian), Solo's fundamentals remain strong … or at least as shipshape as the Millennium Falcon. NM

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