Solo: A Star Wars Story theatrical trailer released

Five takeaways from new'Solo A Star Wars Story trailer

In the latest trailer for SOLO: A STAR WARS story we see repeated shots of Han Solo and his blaster pistol in his holster ready to fire at notice.

For now, however, the new trailer has provided us with more insight to the film's actual plot since the official synopsis is a bit thin.

Do we really need a standalone film on Han Solo?

Gambling, scraps, races, shoot-outs, heists and the Millenium "f**king" Falcon are all on offer here. "I heard a story about you and I was wondering if it's true", Han asks Lando in one scene, to which Lando replies: "Everything you've heard about me is true".

Here's hoping that audiences will be saying the exact same thing when Solo: A Star Wars Story is released on May 25.

Harrelson's Tobias Beckett tells Han he's "heard about a job".

But the British actress - who is, perhaps, best known as the star of the acclaimed comedy series "Fleabag" - recently admitted she didn't know much about the "Star Wars" franchise when she took on her part. This film will reveal how Han Solo began his journey that eventually set the course of one of the Star Wars saga's most unlikely heroes. The fictional biopic based on Star Wars' greatest pilot will be the second anthology movie based in a galaxy far far away.

Han has his own history with the pessimistic turn of phrase, uttering it a couple times in his older, battle-hardened years. This relationship is key, and it's new in the timeline of "Solo".

It opens mysteriously with Qi'Ra (Emilia Clarke) asking Solo, "You're after something". The poster features Han Solo front-and-center and also highlights nearly all the other major characters that will be at the forefront of the story.

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