Solo: A Star Wars Story on Blu-ray and DVD + GIVEAWAY!

By Shannon Gurnee
In Blu-ray Review
October 1, 2018
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Solo: A Star Wars Story is a great movie from Walt Disney Studios.
This giveaway is partnered with Walt Disney Studios. All opinions are my own and not swayed by outside sources.

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Do you have a Star Wars fan in your home? We do and they were super excited to see the newest release on Blu-ray and DVD – “Solo: A Star Wars Story.” This movie is directed by Academy Award®–winning filmmaker Ron Howard—the creator of unforgettable films, such as “A Beautiful Mind,” “Apollo 13,” “Parenthood” and “Splash”—is an action-packed journey that explores Han’s first encounters with future friend and copilot Chewbacca (Joonas Suotamo) and notorious gambler Lando Calrissian (Donald Glover). The film takes viewers on a ride showing Han’s adventure-filled past alongside fellow street thief Qi’ra (Emilia Clarke) and career criminal Beckett (Woody Harrelson). “Solo: A Star Wars Story” bonus material takes fans behind the scenes with the star-studded cast and screenwriters Jonathan Kasdan & Lawrence Kasdan (writer of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back and Star Wars: Return of the Jedi). Special features include a revealing feature on Chewie and his enduring friendship with Han; a close-up look at the original version of the Millennium Falcon and Han’s first time piloting the infamous ship; the creation of the film’s otherworldly settings and pulse-pounding action sequences; and eight never-before-seen deleted and extended scenes.

This is definitely a movie you won’t want to miss and can now watch in your own home. “Solo: A Star Wars Story” is now available digitally in HD and 4K Ultra HD™ and on Movies Anywhere, and bring the adventure home on Blu-ray 4K Ultra HD™, Blu-ray™, DVD and On-Demand on Sept. 25.

“Solo: A Star Wars Story” bonus content takes fans behind the scenes to experience compelling discussions with the star-studded cast and screenwriters Jonathan Kasdan & Lawrence Kasdan (writer of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back and Star Wars: Return of the Jedi); a revealing feature on Chewie and his enduring friendship with Han; a close-up look at the original version of the Millennium Falcon and Han’s first time piloting the infamous ship; the creation of the film’s otherworldly settings and pulse-pounding action sequences; and eight never-before-seen deleted and extended scenes.

DIGITAL AND BLU-RAY BONUS MATERIAL (may vary by retailer)

  • Solo: The Director & Cast Roundtable

Sit down with director Ron Howard and the stars for an intimate and entertaining discussion of the film’s making.   

  • Team Chewie

See what it takes to bring your favorite Wookiee to life in this lighthearted look behind the scenes. 

  • Kasdan on Kasdan
    Iconic Star Wars screenwriter Lawrence Kasdan and son Jonathan share what it was like to write the movie’s script together. 
  • Remaking the Millennium Falcon 
    Track the transformation of the most famous ship in the galaxy, from Lando’s swank and impeccable pride and joy to Han’s stripped-down hot-rod freighter with “special modifications.” 
  • Escape from Corellia

Get behind the wheel for the making of this high-octane chase through the streets of Corellia. 

  • The Train Heist

Explore the challenges and thrills of creating this action-packed sequence, including its remote location and spectacular effects. 

  • Becoming a Droid: L3-37

Meet the newest droid—and the talented actor who helps bring her to life. 

  • Scoundrels, Droids, Creatures and Cards: Welcome to Fort Ypso

Take an in-depth tour of the rough-and-tumble bar where strangers mix and gamblers risk all in the legendary card game, Sabaac. 

  • Into the Maelstrom: The Kessel Run

Join Han and Chewie at the controls of the Millennium Falcon to see how this legendary moment in StarWars history unfolds.

  • Deleted Scenes

o   Proxima’s Den

o   Corellian Foot Chase

o   Han Solo: Imperial Cadet

o   The Battle of Mimban: Extended

o   Han Versus Chewie: Extended

o   Snowball Fight!

o   Meet Dryden: Extended

o   Coaxium Double-Cross

  • The Millenium Falcon: From Page to Park – An exclusive look at the history of the most famous ship in the galaxy, its origin and development, and how it will translate in one of the most anticipated expansions in Disneyland’s history.

Directed by Ron Howard, the fun-filled galactic heist movie stars Alden Ehrenreich (“Hail, Caesar!,” “Tetro”), Woody Harrelson (“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri,” “The Messenger”), Emilia Clarke (“Me Before You,” “Game of Thrones”), Donald Glover (“Spider-Man: Homecoming,” “The Martian”), Thandie Newton (“Gringo,” “Crash”), Phoebe Waller-Bridge (“Fleabag,” “Killing Eve”) and Paul Bettany (“Captain America: Civil War,” “Master and Commander”). Joonas Suotamo (Star Wars: The Last Jedi) returns to play Chewbacca.

Written by Jonathan Kasdan & Lawrence Kasdan, “Solo: A Star Wars Story” is produced by Kathleen Kennedy, Allison Shearmur and Simon Emanuel. Lawrence Kasdan, Jason McGatlin, Phil Lord and Christopher Miller are executive producers.

To create the unique look of the film, some of the industry’s top talent was recruited, including Academy Award® nominee Bradford Young (“Arrival”), director of photography; two-time Academy Award–winning editor Pietro Scalia (“Alien: Covenant”); Dominic Tuohy (“The Mummy”), special effects supervisor; Rob Bredow (“Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs”), visual effects supervisor; and John Powell (“Jason Bourne”), score composed and adapted by.

They are joined by returning Star Wars veteran crew members: Neil Lamont, production designer; Neal Scanlan, special creature effects; David Crossman and Glyn Dillon, costume designers; Jamie Wilkinson, prop master; Lisa Tomblin-Fitzpatrick, hair designer; and Amanda Knight, makeup designer.

The legendary John Williams is credited with the “Han Solo Theme” and original Star Wars music.

SPECIFICATIONS

FEATURE RUN TIME: Approximately 135 min.

RATING:  PG-13 in U.S. (Bonus Material Not Rated); PG in CE and G in CF 

PRODUCT OFFERINGS:  Digital 4K UHD (Select retailers include Dolby Vision), HD, SD ; 4K UHD Multi Screen Edition (4K UHD + BD + Digital Code) ; Blu-ray (BD + Digital Code) Feature Film ; DVD, On Demand 

ASPECT RATIO:  2.39:1                                                             

AUDIO:  4K UHD BD = English 7.1.4 Dolby Atmos, English 2.0 Descriptive Audio, Thai 5.1 Dolby Digital, Spanish and French 7.1 Dolby Digital Plus

Blu-ray = English 7.1 DTS-HDMA, English 2.0 Descriptive Audio, Spanish and French 5.1 Dolby Digital

DVD = English, French and Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital, English 2.0 Descriptive Audio

4K UHD Digital = English Dolby Atmos (for some clients), English 5.1/2.0, Latin Spanish 5.1/2.0, French 5.1/2.0 (for some clients), English 2.0 Descriptive Audio (for some clients)

HD / SD Digital = English 5.1/2.0, Latin Spanish 5.1/2.0, French 5.1/2.0 (for some clients), English 2.0 Descriptive Audio (for some clients)

SUBTITLES:  4K UHD = English SDH, Cantonese, Korean, Latin Spanish, Thai, Traditional Chinese for English, French-Canadian ; Blu-ray = English SDH, French & Spanish ; DVD = English SDH, French & Spanish ; 4K UHD / HD / SD Digital = English SDH, French & Spanish

CLOSED CAPTIONS: English  (DVD & Digital) 

BE SURE TO FOLLOW STAR WARS ON SOCIAL MEDIA:                      

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Twitter: https://twitter.com/StarWars

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YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/starwars                                                                                    

ABOUT LUCASFILM LTD.

Lucasfilm Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is a global leader in film, television and digital entertainment production. In addition to its motion-picture and television production, the company’s activities include visual effects and audio post-production, cutting-edge digital animation, interactive entertainment software, and the management of the global merchandising activities for its entertainment properties including the legendary STAR WARS and INDIANA JONESfranchises. Lucasfilm Ltd. is headquartered in northern California.

ABOUT THE WALT DISNEY STUDIOS

For over 90 years, The Walt Disney Studios has been the foundation on which The Walt Disney Company was built. Today, the Studio brings quality movies, music and stage plays to consumers throughout the world. Feature films are released under the following banners: Disney, including Walt Disney Animation Studios and Pixar Animation Studios; Disneynature; Marvel Studios; and Lucasfilm. The Disney Music Group encompasses the Walt Disney Records and Hollywood Records labels, as well as Disney Music Publishing. The Disney Theatrical Group produces and licenses live events, including Disney on Broadway, Disney On Ice and Disney Live!. 

GIVEAWAY

1 lucky winner on Redhead Mom Blog will receive a copy of “Solo: A Star Wars Story” on Blu-ray!!!

Who in your family would love to watch “Solo: A Star Wars Story?”

About Has 1560 Posts

Shannon Gurnee is the author of Redhead Mom formerly "The Mommy-Files", a national blog with a loyal following. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Marriage, Family, and Human Development with a Minor in Business Management. Shannon and her husband, Frank, have a large family with 6 awesome kids and love living on the Central Coast near San Luis Obispo, California, as well as traveling around the world. A full-time Social Media and Professional Blogger, Shannon also serves as a National Brand Ambassador for many well-known companies. Her blog focuses on motherhood, family fun activities, traveling, fashion, beauty, technology, wedding ideas and recipes while providing professional opinions on products, performances, restaurants, and a variety of businesses.

76 Responses to “Solo: A Star Wars Story on Blu-ray and DVD + GIVEAWAY!”

  1. Jenny Q. says:

    My whole family would love to watch this! It would be a fun family movie night!

  2. shelly peterson says:

    My son and grandsons would love to see this.

  3. Elena says:

    My son would love to watch this movie

  4. Jessica To says:

    My son has been wanting to see this movie!

  5. Lauren says:

    We all would like to watch this movie.

  6. bill norris says:

    me and my mom.

  7. Charlotte A Winters says:

    My son loves Star Wars. I’d like to see this movie too.

  8. Sharon Schoepe says:

    My hubby, kids and I would all like to watch this movie.

  9. shelly dixon says:

    I’d like to watch it.

  10. sandra says:

    everyone in my household will want to see it

  11. Derek Miller says:

    Everyone in my family would like to watch Solo: A Star Wars Story, but my son in particular would love it.

  12. vickie L Couturier says:

    I have 7 grandsons that are all star wars crazy and one grandaughter that goes along with them

  13. Daniel M says:

    me, i’m a big star wars fan

  14. Bernie Wallace says:

    I think my brother would be most excited to see this movie. He is the biggest Star Wars fan in my family.

  15. BIRDIE SKOLFIELD says:

    we all would my kids Kara Steff & AJ and hubby Jack too

  16. Cassandra D says:

    My family would love to watch ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story.’

  17. Katherine S says:

    My husband really wants to see this movie.

  18. Derek says:

    Me and my sister

  19. Jennifer S says:

    My entire family wants to watch it but I definitely want to the most!

  20. Howard B says:

    My father and I.

  21. Ken Ohl says:

    we saw this at the theatre would love to have a copy of this for the family

  22. Adrienne Gordon says:

    My son would.

  23. Hunter says:

    The whole family would.

  24. Shannon Baas says:

    I would like these.

  25. beth shepherd says:

    My hubby and son would love to watch this. Thank you

  26. Danielle Wood says:

    My whole family would love to watch this, we actually haven’t seen this one yet.

  27. Auriette says:

    This is the first Star Wars live action film I haven’t seen in the theatre. I would like to see it, but I was torn about the recasting of my fave, Han Solo. It would be nice to win a copy and see the movie for free, not to mention it would keep my DVD collection complete.

  28. Abigail Gibson says:

    My nephew loved watching Solo: A Star Wars Story.

  29. Cynthia C says:

    My nephew would love to see the movie.

  30. Rhonda M. says:

    My boyfriend and I both wanted to see it in theaters but never got the chance.

  31. scott says:

    We are always looking forward to another Star Wars movie

  32. carol says:

    I would enjoy this movie with my husband and great kids

  33. Sarah Mathias says:

    Everyone in my family would love to see Solo: A Star Wars Story. We love Han.

  34. Christina Gould says:

    I would like to watch ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story.’ Thanks for the giveaway!

  35. Mary Cloud says:

    I would be the one who wants to see it the most since I’m the big Star Wars Fan

  36. Ken C says:

    We all would, star wars loving family

  37. Denise M says:

    The entire family. we are big star wars fans

  38. heather s says:

    We all love it but my nephew is the biggest fan

  39. Jaque Richards says:

    Everyone in my family would like to watch Solo, especially my son who is a big Star Wars fan! 🙂 Thank you.

  40. monique s says:

    I would love to take my son to see solo

  41. Ashley C says:

    My husband and I would love to see it!

  42. Terra Heck says:

    I’d like to watch this movie with my two teen sons. Thanks.
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  43. Patricia Fay says:

    I would love to watch this movie

  44. Caitlin says:

    I want to see Solo the most but we’d all love to.

  45. cheryl s says:

    Hubby and I would watch this together

  46. Ruth Vick says:

    my whole family!

  47. Jennifer Tilson says:

    I think all of us would like Solo: A Star Wars Story. We have some catching up to do in the Star Wars stories.

  48. Marilyn Nawara says:

    Hubby would enjoy watching it.

  49. Lasonda says:

    My husband would like to watch this movie.

  50. Jeremy McLaughlin says:

    My son would love to watch this.

  51. Nannypanpan says:

    I’d like to watch it with my son

  52. Antoinette M says:

    My son would love to watch this movie.

  53. Dave L says:

    My nephew and his Dad are huge Star Wars fans and are looking forward to seeing this film. Thank you for the chance to win.

  54. D SCHMIDT says:

    My husband and children would love to watch this.

  55. Justin L Garner says:

    nice prize

  56. Katie says:

    My husband wants to watch this.

  57. Nicole Byer says:

    My whole family would enjoy it

  58. Lisa says:

    My boyfriend really wants this movie.

  59. Stephanie Liske says:

    Me and my kids want to see it.

  60. Tandi Cortez says:

    My whole family would enjoy watching this!

  61. stacy says:

    my son would love to watch this

  62. Tabathia B says:

    I would because I am the Star Wars fan in my household

  63. Paula Hafner says:

    My husband and son would love to watch this.

  64. Angela Thorpe says:

    My nephew would love this!

  65. Robin says:

    My son is a big star wars fan and would love to see this movie.

  66. tina reynolds says:

    All 5 of us would

  67. Ed says:

    For my beau!

  68. Jennifer H says:

    My husband is by far the biggest Star Wars fan in our house.

  69. Lisa V. says:

    We all would like to see it.

  70. allison says:

    The whole family would love it! Thanks so much for the chances to win.

  71. Amanda Whitley says:

    my husband and daughter are big star wars fans

  72. Kyl Neusch says:

    me and my mom.

  73. Kalani says:

    Our whole family would love to!

  74. kathy pease says:

    My hubby would love this

  75. Breanne says:

    My boyfriend would like to see this.

  76. Sand says:

    My little just turned five and all the sudden he’s become obsessed with Star Wars. He would love this!

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