Tuesday, 24 April, 2018

The Internet Reacts to 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' Trailer

Solo: A Star Wars Story Might Keep Villain Around for Sequels What If Solo: A Star Wars Story Is Actually Great?
Michele Schwartz | 12 April, 2018, 00:52

Han Solo learns the tricks of the trade in the new trailer for Solo: A Star Wars Story.

The release of Solo: A Star Wars Story is right around the corner. Han will meet his trusty lifemate Chewbacca, encounter the impossibly smooth Lando Calrissian (Glover), court the Millennium Falcon, and get involved in the seedy Star Wars criminal underworld. With nostalgic references to the previous Star Wars films like "I've got a really good feeling about this", the trailer gives a ideal dose of emotions to the fans of the franchise.

With just over a month away until Solo: A Star Wars Story premieres in theaters, the hype train is in full force for Lucsfilm's latest installment in the franchise. While not a huge Star Wars fan, I'll admit that this trailer is a much better look at the film than we've received in the past. We see more of Qi'Ra (Emilia Clarke), someone who I'm sure has a huge role in the film and the development of Han's character.

Lastly, Alden Ehrenreich as Han Solo.

"You might want to buckle up, baby", says Donald Glover who plays the notorious smuggler Lando Calrissian. Although we don't find out the answer to her question just yet, we do see that Han has been recruited by Woody Harrelson's Tobias Beckett to help with a job. It instead tells a story contained within the larger Star Wars world. Han brushes him off.

One of the biggest concerns about the film so far has been Alden Ehrenreich's performance as the Nerf Herder.

"You look good. A little rough around the edges, but good".

Overall, it's a promising look at the "Star Wars" spin-off, directed by Duncan-born Oscar victor Ron Howard and due in theaters May 25.

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