There are only a few more weeks left to Solo: A Story of Stars Wars and it sounds like we could wait a bit more to see the prequel. After early reactions to the spin-off, Solo is a fun and entertaining movie filled with great set pieces and a great cast. Solo plays a few years earlier A new hope but the film still has many connections to the original trilogy. It certainly helped that the father-son duo Lawrence and Jon Kasdan were in his corner, which really helped Kathleen Kennedy to get the film inspired by the original trilogy.
Lawrence Kasdan is a screenwriter who has worked on . Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, Return of the Jedi and The Awakening of the Force and the writer was recruited as a co-author of Solo: Star Wars Story . It was an easy decision to bring in an author who worked closely on the original trilogy to shoot a film about a younger Han Solo, one of the most popular of all Star Wars characters. Just about all of Han's young days have remained a mystery (for those who have not read the Legends books), so who better could provide an originary story than Kasdan? The Star Wars veteran wrote the film with his son Jon Kasdan, and they used their deep knowledge of the character to write his lineage.
While attending the premiere of  Solo: A Star Wars Story Kathleen Kennedy spoke with HeyUGuys about the film and what it was like to work with the Kasdans. Larry Kasdan knows these characters pretty well as he has been involved in some of the most popular movies in the series. His experiences in the original trilogy gave him the knowledge, and he then applied it to writing Solo which was undoubtedly a great thing for the movie. Similarly, Jon Kasdan probably had no shortage in his life Star Wars .