‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’: Over 35 Images from the New Trailer Show the Smuggler’s Origin

     February 5, 2018


Earlier this morning, Disney released the first Solo: A Star Wars Story trailer, and now we’ve grabbed over 35 images from the new teaser. The film stars Alden Ehrenreich as a younger iteration of the titular Star Wars character made iconic by Harrison Ford, and charts his early adventures as he first crosses paths with Chewbacca and Lando Calrissian (Donald Glover) and the Millennium Falcon first comes to be in his possession.

Digging into these screenshots, there’s plenty to appreciate even if the trailer itself is kind of a bummer. The costumes are outstanding, Bradford Young’s cinematographer looks great, and it certainly tries to walk the line between focusing on familiar characters like Han, Chewie, and Lando, and give time to new characters even though we don’t know who those characters are. At the very least, the new Star Wars spinoff will be pleasant to look at.

The question becomes whether Solo will be marketed like recent entries in the saga where they elude plot details, or will it go more in the direction of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story where they explain more about the movie since it’s a spinoff.

Check out over 35 new Solo: A Star Wars Story images below. The film also stars Woody HarrelsonEmilia ClarkePhoebe Waller-BridgeJoonas SuotamoThandie Newton, and Paul BettanySolo hits theaters on May 25th.

Here’s the official synopsis for Solo: A Star Wars Story:

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. Through a seres of daring escapades deep within a dark and dangerous criminal underworld, Han Solo meets his mighty future copilot Chewbacca and encounters the notorious gambler Lando Calrissian, in a journey that will set the course of one of the Star Wars saga’s most unlikely heroes.

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