Disney CEO Bob Iger has officially confirmed that a standalone Han Solo film is slated for May 2018. The announcement was made during the Walt Disney earnings call Wednesday morning. “This is the first of a set of planned stand-alone stories,” Iger said of Rogue One, which will complete principal photography very soon. “We’re already in pre-production on our next one, for release in May of 2018.”
The latest round of California tax credits has given the nod to Disney’s toy store based Overnight On 42nd Street among others, the California Film Commission said today. Disney’s Overnight snagged the biggest amount with $9.5 million in tax credits. In total there were 174 applications during the January 11-26 period, aiming for a shot at as much as a 25% credit to ease productions’ bottom lines to stay in the home of Hollywood.