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Emilia Clarke Talks Solo: A Star Wars Story

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EW seems to be your source for everything Solo: A Star Wars Story. The site caught up with Emilia Clarke, to talk about her place in the upcoming film. Emilia talks about her relationship with Han, what some of those scenes in the trailer might mean, and more!

We have provided a couple of questions and answers below, but hit the source link at the bottom of the article to get the full low-down from Emilia.

Sounds like a busy time, so thanks for talking to me about Qi’ra. She and Han Solo go back to their childhoods, so can you characterize the setup of their relationship?

Well, they grew up as comrades, essentially. They grew up as pals, as partners in crime. There is obviously the romantic side of things. But they grew up together. So they were kids together. And the beautiful thing about this Han Solo story is it’s highlighting all of the most brilliant aspects of Han Solo the character and characterizing those aspects in characters that he meets on his journey to becoming who he is.

These people all represent different sides of who he becomes?

That’s kind of the story, really. You are seeing all of these different elements that make up who he is through the people and the interactions and the relationships just as we all do as human beings. We are simply the embodiment of our experiences, essentially.

They’re guiding him, inspiring him. Maybe corrupting him?

You see the beginnings of him, this loveable rogue. You get it fine-tuned throughout these relationships, and Qi’ra is one of those relationships that has an impact on him as a character. I mean, hopefully [laughs] — if I have done my job. And within that relationship, the thing that that you see with Qi’ra is that she an enigma.

About the Han Solo Film:

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 series 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.

The film will be directed by Ron Howard, and will be produced by Kathleen Kennedy, Allison Shearmur, and Simon Emanuel. The film stars Alden Ehrenreich as Han Solo, Donald Glover as Lando Calrissian, Emilia Clarke, Joonas Suotamo as Chewbacca, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, and Woody Harrelson.

Solo: A Star Wars Story releases in U.S. theaters on May 25, 2018.

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A Star Wars fan since 1978, he has a passion for all things Star Wars and wonders why May the 4th is not a national holiday. He lives in the wastelands of middle Georgia with his wife, two girls, and two dogs.

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LEGO Kessel Run Millennium Falcon Revealed!

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LEGO has officially unveiled one of their upcoming sets for Solo: A Star Wars Story. The new set includes seven mini-figures, two of which are not shown. As you can see, the new LEGO set gives us a look at the new/old vehicle. From this look it appears the main guns have changed, as well as the satellite dish, and front end. These are just a few of the changes that have been to the earlier version of the ship.

Check out all the details, including a few images below!

75212 – Kessel Run Millennium Falcon

Piece Count: 1,414

Price: $169.99 

Outsmart the villainous overseers and escape the Kessel Mines aboard the amazing Millennium Falcon! Pull amazing maneuvers from the cockpit. Jump in the laser turrets and fire back at pursuing craft. Then check the hyperdrive and get ready to jump to safety! After all that excitement, kick back with Han and his friends with a drink from the bar, while you let Chewbacca win at Dejarik. Then it’s off to bed for a well-earned snooze in the bunk aboard the fastest ship in the galaxy! 

Characters

  • Han Solo™; Chewbacca™; Qi’ra™; Lando Calrissian™; Kessel droid and two additional characters!

New products inspired by new and beloved characters from Solo: A Star Wars Story will start rolling out at retail in April.

About Solo: A Star Wars Story:

The upcoming Han Solo film will be directed by Ron Howard, and will be produced by Kathleen Kennedy, Allison Shearmur, and Simon Emanuel. The film stars Alden Ehrenreich as Han Solo, Donald Glover as Lando Calrissian, Emilia Clarke, Joonas Suotamo as Chewbacca, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, and Woody Harrelson as Garris Shrike (unconfirmed). The movie hits theaters May 25, 2018.

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Hasbro Reveals First Solo: A Star Wars Story Toys

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Recreate classic moments from the STAR WARS saga and get ready for all new adventures as SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY races into theaters in May 2018! Fans will be able to imagine their own stories with HASBRO’s new line of action figures and vehicles featuring beloved characters such as HAN SOLO, CHEWBACCA, and LANDO CALRISSIAN.

Items from the Spring 2018 STAR WARS product line include:

FORCE LINK ACTION FIGURES

STAR WARS FORCE LINK 2.0 STARTER SET

(Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $29.99/Available: Spring 2018)

Bring STAR WARS adventures to life with the newly designed FORCE LINK 2.0 STARTER SET including FORCE LINK wearable technology, which allows fans to activate movie sound effects and phrases in more than 30 compatible STAR WARS toys! Use the Force with an exclusive 3.75-inch HAN SOLO figure only available in the FORCE LINK 2.0 STARTER SET, featuring unique sounds and expressions from SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY. FORCE LINK technology unlocks an extensive collection of sounds and phrases with compatible figures, accessories, vehicles, and playsets. Includes FORCE LINK wearable technology and exclusive 3.75-inch figure. Compatible with all products in the FORCE LINK line, each sold separately. Requires 3 AAA batteries, not included. Available at most major retailers.

STAR WARS FORCE LINK 2.0 STARTER SET

STAR WARS FORCE LINK 2.0 STARTER SET

STAR WARS 3.75-INCH FIGURE Assortment

(Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $7.99/Available: Spring 2018)

Enter the world of STAR WARS and launch into action and adventure! Each 3.75-inch figure features five points of articulation and comes with unique battle accessories. Characters include classic heroes and villains, as well as favorite characters from SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY, STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI, and ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY such as CHEWBACCA, LUKE SKYWALKER, QI’RA, K-2SO, MAZ KANATA, and more. Activate an array of sounds and phrases specific to each character with FORCE LINK 2.0 wearable technology. FORCE LINK wearable technology is compatible with all products in the FORCE LINK line, each sold separately. Available at most major retailers.

SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY 3.75-INCH KESSEL RUN MILLENNIUM FALCON VEHICLE

(Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $99.99/Available: Spring 2018)

Make the KESSEL RUN in less than 12 parsecs with the MILLENNIUM FALCON! Relive the adventure and imagine flying through every obstacle like ace pilot HAN SOLO with speed and action. Fans will experience flashing lights and sounds as they pretend to race along KESSEL RUN. Press the button to pretend that the iconic starship kicks in to hyperdrive with lights and sounds. Press the button a second time for accelerated lights and sounds as well as activate the rumble pack vibrations! Push the button a third time to pretend that your ship picks up even more speed and watch the panels pop off before rumbling to the finish line! Comes with an exclusive 3.75-inch scale HAN SOLO figure and removable mini ship. Both the figure and mini ship are FORCE LINK 2.0 enabled, with phrases and sounds activated by the wearable technology, sold separately. Includes 1 vehicle (with removable mini ship) and 1 figure. Requires 3 AA batteries, included. Available at most major retailers.

SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY 3.75-INCH KESSEL RUN MILLENNIUM FALCON VEHICLE

SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY 3.75-INCH KESSEL RUN MILLENNIUM FALCON VEHICLE

STAR WARS: THE BLACK SERIES Action Figures

STAR WARS: THE BLACK SERIES 6-INCH Figure Assortment

(Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $19.99/Available: Spring 2018)

Take your STAR WARS collection to the next level with these incredibly detailed figures. These premium 6-inch scale figures are designed with extensive detail and articulation for the ultimate collector. Characters include HAN SOLO, LANDO CALRISSIAN, and more. Each figure sold separately. Available at most major retailers and on HasbroToyShop.com.

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A Look at the Criminal Underworld in Solo: A Star Wars Story

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EW is back again, for their third day of Solo: A Star Wars Story coverage. This time they are taking a look at a few of the outlaws in the movie. This includes Woody Harrelson’s Tobias Beckett, Thandie Newton’s Val, and Paul Bettany’s Dryden Vos. Check out a few snippets of information from the article below, and then take the source link at the bottom of the page to read the entire write-up about the three characters.

Tobias Beckett

Howard says Beckett is “such a charismatic character.” And he does have a soft spot, choosing not to end this wannabe smuggler to tries to ingratiate himself.

Val

“She’s tied to Beckett, that’s how Han meets Val,” says Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy. “They’ve been partners a long time.”

Dryden Vos

“It’s a sort of combination of class and swagger and real danger which I think is a fun thing, and he absolutely inhabits it,” says Jon Kasdan. “He’s way deeper in the crime world than anyone else that we meet in the movie.”

About the Han Solo Film:

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 series 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.

The film will be directed by Ron Howard, and will be produced by Kathleen Kennedy, Allison Shearmur, and Simon Emanuel. The film stars Alden Ehrenreich as Han Solo, Donald Glover as Lando Calrissian, Emilia Clarke, Joonas Suotamo as Chewbacca, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, and Woody Harrelson.

Solo: A Star Wars Story releases in U.S. theaters on May 25, 2018.

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