Solo: A Star Wars Story will be the first Star Wars film in a long time to screen alongside the Cannes Film Festival, and thanks to the festival’s page, we now have an official runtime of the film.
— Thomas Storaï (@ThomasStorai) April 12, 2018
As it turns out, Solo will have the same runtime as Star Wars: The Force Awakens, clocking in at 2 hours and 15 minutes. The last Star Wars movie to hit theaters, The Last Jedi, is known to be the longest running Star Wars film with a runtime of 2 hours and 32 minutes; the shortest still being the first Star Wars, A New Hope, at 2 hours 1 minute.
As for the previous anthology film, Rogue One, Solo is longer by a mere two minutes.
The runtime for the film has actually come out pretty standard, despite all the drama that was happening behind the scenes. With Ron Howard expected to rush his work on the movie given the time he had, a lot of people were expecting some sequences to get cut. The good news is, Howard came out a very efficient director, and it was said that Lucasfilm even gave him the extra time to add more scenes to the movie.
All the hype may belong to Avengers: Infinity War for now, but Star Wars fans are eagerly awaiting to rush the cinemas when Solo hits theaters May 25.