Tuesday, 17 July, 2018

Chewbacca takes centre stage in new Solo: A Star Wars story trailer

LUCASFILMStar Wars Solo movie runtime REVEALED – Is it longer than The Last Jedi LUCASFILMStar Wars Solo movie runtime REVEALED – Is it longer than The Last Jedi
Freda Brock | 17 April, 2018, 10:02

With just over one month until Solo: A Star Wars Story hits theaters across the galaxy, many longtime fans of the franchise still have their fingers crossed that the film will feature cameo appearances from two characters intrinsically tied to Han Solo in the original trilogy: Jabba the Hutt and Boba Fett. Thandie Newton (Westworld) plays Val, Phoebe Waller-Bridge (Goodbye Christopher Robin) is L3-37, Paul Bettany (Avengers: Infinity War) plays Dryden Vos, and Joonas Suotamo (Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi) is Chewbacca.

Clad in a Han Solo costume and sitting with his leg propped up on a table to mimic Solo's posture, Miculek begins by blasting a paper target of bounty hunter Greedo's face.

We also get a sneak peek at another very important moment between them: when Han asks Chewie's name.

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Check the TV spot, chock full of new tidbits, below. Since the cards are clearly in Aurebesh, the Star Wars language, it's hard to tell at a glance whether they're good or not. For what it's worth, as it regards Han Solo, he's right a lot of the time.

Solo: A Star Wars Story's plot synopsis: "Board the Millennium Falcon and journey to a galaxy far, far away in Solo: A Star Wars Story, an all-new adventure with the most beloved scoundrel in the galaxy". "Part of the challenge is to come up with new, inventive kinds of action we haven't seen in Star Wars", Solo co-writer Jonathan Kasdan told Empire.

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