Solo: A Star Wars StoryOriginal directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller have spoken about Ryan Gosling’s long-in-development astronaut film. The Hail Mary Project, provides new details about the film’s story. Gosling joined the project as star and producer when Metro-Goldwyn-Myer acquired the adaptation rights. Martian ahead of the 2020 release of author Andy Weir’s 2021 sci-fi novel. The Hail Mary Project Follows a teacher-astronaut tasked with saving Earth from a potentially catastrophic ice age by traveling to a galaxy far, far away.


in a recent interview with The Hollywood Reporter for Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verseoffered the first proper update and story details for Lord and Miller The Hail Mary Project in two years. The directing duo explained how they are about experiences Solo: A Star Wars Story they’re influencing how the Gosling-led project develops, meaning more unconventional characters at the heart of its story. See what Lord and Miller shared below:

Phil Lord: “(Solo) experience has defined what is important to us. As it is Hello Maryam, this is a kind of radical benevolence. And it’s going to be tough.”

Chris Miller: “Having one of your main characters faceless and able to speak through music is a crazy challenge that we want to embrace while we’re doing it. Spider verse the first time there was a lot of frustration in the studio because people didn’t understand the concept and it was very confusing. And our attitude was, “The audience is smarter than you think.”

What’s next for Phil Lord, Chris Miller and Ryan Gosling?

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While Lord and Miller are set to collaborate with Gosling and Martianto bring in Drew Goddard The Hail Mary Project The directing duo plans to pre-launch a number of projects to bring it to life with an eye toward production beginning in early 2024. Lord and Miller served as producers on the film A comedy starring Will Ferrell Lost onesFerrell sees the voice of a dog seeking revenge on a neglectful former owner and will be released on August 18. Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verseas well as its sequel Except for the Spider-Verse.

Meanwhile, before The Hail Mary Project begins production, Gosling will star Barbie, where he portrays the kind-hearted but often naive and apathetic Ken, who joins Margot Robbie’s eponymous doll on a journey of self-discovery. In addition to playing Ken, Gosling will bring his musical talents to the film, performing a new original song for its soundtrack. After Barbie, Gosling is set to play veteran stuntman Colt in David Leitch’s film adaptation of the 1980s series. Autumn is a guywhere he stars alongside Emily Blunt, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Winston Duke and Stephanie Hsu.

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The Hail Mary Project It will be Lord and Miller’s long-awaited return to theatrical direction. Solo: A Star Wars Story‘s production, as it’s clear that many fans of the pair are excited to see what they do next. Many of their projects are being developed alongside others Gosling’s Werewolf reimaginingOne can only hope that the sci-fi adaptation will hit the screens sooner rather than later.

Source: The Hollywood Reporter