Ford’s former character Han Solo was performed by Alden Ehrenreich within the 2018 prequel film, which was centered on the early adventures of Solo and Chewbacca.
Throughout an look on the Lights Camera Barstool podcast, Howard mentioned Ford’s response to Ehrenreich’s portrayal of his iconic character.
“He stated some issues publicly, however privately, it was actually nice to see him put his hand on Alden’s shoulder and say, ‘Nice job child’,” the director stated.
“Alden labored so onerous and it was a really high-risk state of affairs for him and he was a cool buyer and was actually a pleasure to work with, as was that complete forged, they’re only a nice bunch.”
Alden Ehrenreich in Solo: A Star Wars Story
Howard continued to say that he had contacted Ford when he took over on the movie from Phil Lord and Christopher Miller. “Harrison’s a really considerate actor and an artist, and I needed to know what he realized concerning the character,” he stated.
“He stated that Han is all the time torn between that sense that he was, in a means, an orphan, and due to this fact each yearned for reference to individuals and struggled with it on the similar time. I assumed that was fairly fascinating.”
In the meantime, Ehreneheich recently criticised negative coverage of Solo’s box office takings, calling it “actually fucking harmful”.
“That film, it didn’t do in addition to different Star Wars films, however it nonetheless did effectively for a film,” he stated. “And so it was type of this medium factor. However that’s not newsworthy.
“Even at high-level journalism, there’s an intense stress, generally, it seems like, to catastrophise or have a good time… And I feel that’s actually fucking harmful, particularly when it pertains to the stuff that actually issues, just like the state of the world.”