New Solo: A Star Wars Story trailer offers more humour, more Lando Calrissian

'Everything you've heard about me is true'

Christopher Hooton
Monday 09 April 2018 08:06
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Disney and Lucasfilm have released a new trailer for Solo: A Star Wars Story, which makes it look less like a Rogue One slog and more like a Guardians of the Galaxy bit of fun.

Like its standalone predecessor though, the film does also centre around a heist, with Woody Harrelson's Tobias Beckett recruiting Alden Ehrenreich's Han Solo for the job. Emilia Clarke's Qi'Ra is also on board for it, along with Donald Glover's Lando Calrissian.

Riding high off the success of Atlanta, Glover is perhaps the most exciting addition to the franchise, seen in the trailer telling Han, "Everything you've heard about me is true," as his drink is refilled by a droid.

A little more of Solo's humour gets teased too, with Han saying, "190 years old? You look great!" when he learns of Chewbacca's age.

The obligatory TIE Fighter v Millennium Falcon dogfights, blaster shoot-outs and hand-to-hand combat are there too, which gives a glimpse of some new weapons.

The 70s-tinged Han Solo prequel opens in cinemas 25 May.

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