'Solo: A Star Wars Story' writers Lawrence and Jonathan Kasdan on spoilers, sequels and why Han shot first

Warning: This story contains major plot spoilers about “Solo: A Star Wars Story.”

Lawrence Kasdan is an Obi-Wan-like figure in the “Star Wars” universe, having worked on the screenplays for “The Empire Strikes Back,” “Return of the Jedi” and, later, “The Force Awakens.” So when Lucasfilm first began exploring the idea of a spinoff film centered on a young Han Solo, he was the first person they called.

In turn, the first person the 69-year-old Kasdan called to help him crack the script was his son, Jonathan, 38, a writer and director in his own right who had …
ENTERTAINMENT – Los Angeles Times

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