Ron Howard to take over 'Star Wars' Han Solo spin-off

Jun 23, 2017

Ron Howard to take over 'Star Wars' Han Solo spin-off

Oscar-winning filmmaker Ron Howard has been brought in to complete the hotly-anticipated “Star Wars” Han Solo spinoff after directing duo Phil Lord and Chris Miller were sacked, Lucasfilm said Thursday. Lord and Miller, the pair behind the acclaimed “The LEGO Movie” and “21 Jump ...

China's richest man declares war on Disney with giant theme park

May 28, 2016

China's richest man declares war on Disney with giant theme park

The Chinese conglomerate Wanda on Saturday opened its first theme park, with its billionaire boss declaring war on Disney weeks before the American entertainment giant launches a similar attraction in Shanghai. “Wanda City,” in southeastern Nanchang, comprises a giant mall set over 2 sq. ...