New Solo Trailer is The Best Star Wars Preview in Franchise History

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From Disney and director Ron Howard, comes Solo: A Star Wars Story, which chronicles the adventures of a young Han Solo, Chewbacca and Lando Calrissian. Starring Alden Ehrenreich, Emilia Clarke, Donald Glover, Woody Harrelson, Joonas Suotamo, Thandie Newton and Paul Bettany, the film hits theaters May 25, 2018.

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Through a series of daring escapades, young Han Solo meets his future co-pilot Chewbacca and encounters the notorious gambler Lando Calrissian.


I’m going on record to say right now that this latest ‘story’ trailer for the upcoming Solo: A Star Wars Story is the best preview for a film in the franchise yet. I know that the production surrounding this latest Star Wars spin-off has been plagued with more issues than I can count, but if this trailer is any indication – Ron Howard may have saved a doomed movie with his extensive re-shoots. I love the music, the characters all look intriguing, Donald Glover’s Lando drops the best line (which I won’t spoil for you if you haven’t seen it yet) and we get to see a lot of Han and Chewie bonding time, including a moment where the wookie is hanging out of the train and Han is reaching to save his buddy.

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My god – all the emotions – all the rogues – all the wookie slams – this is the Star Wars crime saga we’ve been waiting for. After The Last Jedi pushed the boundaries of what Star Wars die-hards were comfortable with last year, Solo looks more in line with Rogue One and the classics, which isn’t a bad thing. I think there’s room for Star Wars movies to grow and evolve as well as pay homage to the classics and their backstories.

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