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  1. Hialeah Ranks No. 19 Among Cities With Highest Home Fire Risk, The Hartford Pledges SupportRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Business Wire

    ... meaningful and vital fire safety conversations with children and students. Over the years, celebrities such as Ron Howard, Dick Van Dyke, Jack Benny, Jimmy Dean, Mr. Green Jeans and Captain Kangaroo, Carol Channing, Red Skelton, Johnny Carson, ...


  2. 5 Times Directors Were Replaced and the Movie Still Crushed ItRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 4 | How Stuff Works

    It shook Hollywood and film fans when Lucasfilm announced that co-directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller were going to be removed from the new "Star Wars" stand-alone film starring Alden Ehrenreich as a young Han Solo. A mere 24 hours later, Kathleen Kennedy, the president of Lucasfilm, announced that veteran filmmaker and George Lucas protA gA Ron Howard would step in to finish the film.


  3. Drive-in movie Friday night at Beaver Creek ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 2 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... Creek campground is on Aug. 11, with a 1961 film noir called, "Five Minutes to Live," featuring Johnny Cash and Ron Howard. Then it's Double Feature Comedy Horror night on Aug. 18. First up will be a colourized version of the 1959 film, "Plan 9 from ...


  4. Classic movie greats coming to the Hitching Post TheatersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 28 | Tehachapi News

    Coming to the Hitching Post Theater on Sept. 17 through 21 is "American Graffiti," starring Richard Dreyfuss and Ron Howard .


  5. Ron Howard Ewok Warwick Davis starring Han Solo movieRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 27 | Daily Mail

    Given he only mentioned it in passing on social media, franchise fanatics will surely be eager to discover whether he will be reprising his role as one of the much-hated Ewok characters from 1983's Return Of The Jedi. Big break: Ron Howard has revealed Warwick Davis will return to the Star Wars universe in the forthcoming Han Solo spin-off Ron sprang into action when a fan begged to know on Twitter whether he would ever get to work on a sequel to the 80s cult fantasy classic Willow, which acted as a starring vehicle for Warwick.


  6. LOL: 'Star Wars', Now with 'Arrested Development' Narration by Ron HowardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 25 | /film

    Though Ron Howard may best be known for his time spent as a child actor playing young Opie Taylor on The Andy Griffith Show , he's also very well known for directing films such Apollo 13, A Beautiful Mind and The Da Vinci Code . Soon he'll be known for taking over the Star Wars spin-off that is focusing on a young Han Solo after directors Phil Lord & Chris Miller were let go from the production following creative differences.


  7. NHRA dragsters roar into Sonoma RacewayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 24 | Sonoma Index Tribune

    ... on display in front of Wine Country Motorsports: the 1955 Chevy driven by Harrison Ford, the 1958 Chevy driven by Ron Howard and a 1932 Ford Coupe. Car enthusiasts will also enjoy the seventh annual Blast on the Grass Car Show, located on the ...


  8. Ron Howard teases photo from Star Wars Han Solo prequelRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 18 | Daily Mail

    Move over Billy Dee! Ron Howard teases first picture of Donald Glover as young Lando Calrissian on set of Han Solo prequel And it seems old habits die hard for Ron Howard after he sneakily shared the first snap of Donald Glover as a young Lando Calrissian on the set of the Han Solo spinoff film via social media on Tuesday. The director, who has been tasked with saving the disastrous production, uploaded to Instagram a snap of himself working on the set of the latest movie from Disney's Star Wars factory production line.


  9. Hollywood star Bryce Dallas Howard the face of New Zealand in tourism push in USRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 18 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... promote New Zealand in TV talk shows in the US. Her father is former Happy Days star and Oscar winning director Ron Howard who brought Bryce to Queenstown as a six-year-old while filming the fantasy film Willow . Tourism New Zealand said she was a ...


  10. Fort Wayne Champs ready to show skills at TBTRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

    ... airing at 7 p.m. August 3 on ESPN. Per the TBT's website, the Fort Wayne Champs roster includes "Mr. Mad Ant" Ron Howard along with former Ants Sadiel Rojas, Anthony Harris, and Will Frisby. Additionally, Stephan Hicks, Adam Woodbury, Jordan Loyd, ...


  11. Dona t be surprised by Ron Howard directing a a Star...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2017 | Salt Lake Tribune

    Some "Star Wars" fans were surprised by the news. Within days of Lucasfilm firing Phil Lord and Chris Miller as directors of next year's untitled young-Han Solo spinoff film last week, Ron Howard was chosen to step in.


  12. Ron Howard a oebeyond gratefula to helm Han Solo movieRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | KTGL-FM Lincoln

    Ron Howard is as psyched as many fans are by the news he's taken the reigns of the still-untitled Han Solo stand-alone film. "I'm beyond grateful to add my voice to the Star Wars Universe after being a fan since 5/25/77," tweeted the Oscar-winning director, who's known George Lucas since he starred in the Star Wars creator's 1973's hit, American Graffiti .


  13. Opie saves the universe!19 minutes | OpinionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

    Opie saves the universe! Help us Opie-Wan Kenobi, you're our only hope. Check out this story on Is Ron Howard a good choice to tackle the Han Solo movie? Columnist Joe Phalon thinks so as long as Fonzie isn't involved.


  14. Ron Howard: I've been around Star Wars from the beginningRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | The Progress

    The 'Inferno' filmmaker has stepped in to helm the Han Solo spin-off movie - which focuses on the origins of the Rebel Alliance leader, played by Alden Ehrenreich - after Phil Lord and Christopher Miller recently stepped away due to "creative differences". Speaking at the Cannes Lions film event, Ron explained: "I've been around the 'Star Wars' universe from the beginning.


  15. Ron Howard set to take reins on Han Solo projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | Watertown Daily Times

    It's official: Oscar-winning director Ron Howard is taking over the reins of Lucasfilm's Han Solo “Star Wars” spinoff. Whether that's a win for fans or the mark of a troubling turn to the dark side for the 40-year-old franchise remains to be seen.


  16. Ron Howard tapped as new a oeHan Soloa film directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2017 | KUIC-FM Vacaville

    The Millennium Falcon has a new pilot: Ron Howard has stepped in to direct the upcoming untitled Han Solo film, Lucasfilm announced Thursday. The news comes two days after The LEGO Movie co-directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller parted ways with the project over creative differences.


  17. New Han Solo director Ron Howard is 'beyond grateful' and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2017 | Los Angeles Times

    "Star Wars" fan Ron Howard is "beyond grateful" to add his voice to the Lucasfilm franchise and hopes "to honor the great work already done" on the upcoming Han Solo film, which he inherited from directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller. The Oscar-winning director proclaimed his love for George Lucas' universe and eagerness to take the helm on Twitter on Thursday following the official news that he would replace Lord and Miller on the untitled project after they were surprisingly ousted over creative differences with Lucasfilm head Kathleen Kennedy and screenwriter Lawrence Kasdan.


  18. Ron Howard says joining the 'Star Wars' Han Solo movie is 'gratifying'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2017 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Just a day after being named the new director of the untitled Han Solo movie, director Ron Howard found himself in the position of having to talk about it while attending the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity on Friday. The Hollywood Reporter writes that while speaking to an audience at the festival about creativity in media, Howard told moderator Martin Sorrell, the founder and CEO of British ad company WPP, that the chance to come on and direct the latest "Star Wars" anthology movie was "a little opportunity that came my way."


  19. Audience Is King And Other Musings From Sorrell-Howard-Kraft Cannes TalkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2017 | MediaPost

    Director Ron Howard believes the proliferation of devices and content makes it an exciting time for storytellers. Fresh off the announcement that he'll direct a new Han Solo "Star Wars" spinoff, Howard joined NFL Patriots owner Robert Kraft and WPP CEO Martin Sorrell for a wide-ranging discussion at Cannes on Friday.


  20. Ron Howard takes over - Han Solo' directing duties after original directors exit projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2017 | CISN Country 103.9 FM

    Ron Howard is stepping in to direct the Han Solo prequel, which lost its original directors on Tuesday, when Disney-owned Lucasfilm issued a statement declaring that the latest entry into the Star Wars franchise was parting ways with directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller. After some speculation that Ron Howard might be brought in to finish the film, sources told The Hollywood Reporter that it was indeed the cause, with an official announcement expected Thursday morning.