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Questions tagged [solo-a-star-wars-story]

For questions about the Star Wars Anthology film "Solo: A Star Wars Story" released in 2018. Always use in conjunction with the [star-wars] tag and any other relevant tags.

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What's the big deal about “Corellian” star ships?

Many times in the Star Wars movies we hear reference to "Corellian" space ships. An example, Han Solo says in the cantina: Not the local bulk cruisers mind you, I'm talking about the big Corellian ...
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Who are these “Han Solo” actors?

I recently came across this photo being billed as actors in the upcoming Solo: A Star Wars Story. Most of the actors are unrecognizable to me. Can the actors and, if possible, their characters, be ...
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Where / How did Han Solo learn to speak / understand Shyriiwook?

In the film Solo: A Star Wars Story, Han Solo appears to already speak and understand Shyriiwook. Where / how did he acquire this ability? Disney canon will be the accepted answer, but EU answers ...
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What's the meaning of “fortified infraction restraint”?

In Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018), Lando shows his Millennium Falcon to his new friends: Han: Looks like you had a little work done. Lando: Indeed I have, Han. Installed an escape pod in the ...
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When does the movie “Solo: A Star Wars Story” take place in relation to Star Wars Episodes 1-6?

Han Solo is a young man in the movie Solo: A Star Wars Story. This obviously places the film before Episode 4, but its relation to Episodes 1-3 confuses me. When does the movie "Solo: A Star Wars ...
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How did Enfys Nest and the Cloud-Riders get from planet to planet?

During Solo: A Star Wars Story, we see Enfys Nest and their Cloud-Riders on a number of different planets. And yet we only ever see them travel by what appear to be swoop bikes. Working under the ...
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Is there a new TIE fighter model in the Solo Movie?

I was recently watching the Solo trailer and I noticed that there is a TIE fighter with an attachment (possibly extra blasters?) on the left-hand side of the pilot's cockpit: Is this a new TIE ...
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Why did Qi'ra make the decision she did in the end?

At the end of Solo: A Star Wars Story, we see My understanding of the scene was that she did it to But others I watched it with seemed to take it as betrayal, showing that she couldn't be trusted. ...
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When was the Rebel Alliance actually founded?

In Solo: A Star Wars Story, According to the Wookieepedia sources, Solo was set around 10 BBY, but the Rebel Alliance was founded as late as in 2 BBY. Was the Alliance actually established earlier, ...
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Is Crimson Dawn part of Black Sun?

At the end of Solo: A Star Wars Story, we see revealing himself to be the boss of Dryden Vos and Qi'ra. However, according to Star Wars: Clone Wars, he is supposed to be the leader of Black Sun, not ...
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What is the history of the front end modification to the Millennium Falcon?

A trailer for the movie Solo: A Star Wars Story shows at 1:28 the Millennium Falcon having quite the streamlined front end: When it is seen in Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope, it clearly has a ...
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What was the reasoning behind this action in Solo: A Star Wars Story?

In the opening third of Solo, the protagonists are involved in The group is mostly together, except for What was the point of that action during this event? I imagine the logic behind the event ...
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What is the significance of this character being given a name?

In Solo: A Star Wars Story, we witness But considering the nature of the planet (tons of runaways, for example), I would have expected this to be a fairly common occurrence for people trying to "get ...
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What do we know about the future of this character?

In Solo: A Star Wars Story, we discover that Is this in reference to something we've seen take place already (in Star Wars: Rebels for example), or to something we don't yet know? More specifically, ...
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Does Solo serve as a Stormtrooper?

Related: Do we ever see regular (non-stormtrooper) ground troops? In Solo: A Star Wars Story, Solo enlists in the Empire with a career goal of being a pilot, but he washes out of the required ...
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Does Chewie still owe a life debt to Han according to the Solo film?

During Solo: A Star Wars Story, we see However, the way this goes down Up until now, even in canon we still see it commonly stated that much of why Chewie does what he does is because of the life ...
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Are the other Wookiees in the mine Chewbacca's family?

In the mine in Solo, Chewbacca meets some other Wookiees. Are they from his family/tribe? I assume from the Star Wars Christmas Special (which is still canon in my mind) which is set after the events ...
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How many characters in 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' also appear in other Star Wars canon?

I know Han Solo, Chewbacca, and Lando Calrissian reappeared in the Original Trilogy, has anyone else appeared in both Solo:ASWS and other current (Disney) Star Wars Canon?
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How did Solo catch Beckett?

At the end of Solo: A Star Wars Story, Tobias Beckett leaves with Chewbacca held at gunpoint and carrying across the sandy beach two large, heavy cases of hyperfuel. The remaining characters are ...
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What are the scars on the face of Dryden Voss?

Dryden Voss, the iconic villain in Solo: A Star Wars Story, has some pretty radical facial scarring. I'm wondering if there is any evidence how he got these scars? In particular is it possible he ...
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Was Lando referring to this event on Cloud City?

In The Empire Strikes Back, Han piloted the Millennium Falcon to Cloud City. Upon arrival at the gas-mining colony Han's party was welcomed by menacing Lando Calrissian and his motley team. Lando ...
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Did the 'Force for Change' competition winner actually appear in Solo: A Star Wars Story?

Force for Change is a charity beneficiary that asks fans to donate money for various good causes. Often, there are prizes that comes with donating. In 2017, while Solo: A Star Wars Story was still in ...
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Where was Beckett heading after leaving with the Coaxium?

Close to the end of Solo: A Star Wars Story, Tobias Beckett first betrayed Han, then Dryden Vos, and attempted to keep the two cases of the refined Coaxium for himself. He took Chewbacca as a prisoner ...
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Is Enfys Nest affiliated with anyone?

In Solo: A Star Wars Story, we learn that Enfys Nest and the supposed "marauders" aren't actually self-serving, but rather they seek to aid the oppressed and downtrodden, such as those on Savareen. I'...
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How did Dryden Vos collect the relics in his office?

In Solo, we see Dryden Vos has a number of different artifacts, most notably a set of Mandalorian armour and a Sith holocron. How did he collect these items since they are incredibly hard to get hold ...
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What was the Marauder’s plan?

In the Solo Star Wars Story, during the train heist scene, the Marauders show up and make a play for the coaxium. Their speeder bikes don’t seem be capable of lifting the train car or going up against ...
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What is the backstory of the display armor in the background of the yacht scene?

Does anyone know the backstory of the display armor in the background in the yacht scene that looks very much like Jango Fett's helmet and possibly armor as well?
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Why didn't Beckett just shoot everybody?

Near the end of the movie Solo: A Star Wars Story, Tobias Beckett... I understand his reason for not leaving Chewbacca was, But why not kill the rest? Tobias clearly had the upper hand, the others ...
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Why do Han and Qi'ra lack ID chips?

Early in Solo, we find Han and Qi'ra attempting to bribe their way past an Imperial checkpoint using a vial of stolen coaxium because they do not have ID chips, which are required to pass. I'm not ...
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Is Enfys Nest's name meant to be a pun?

In Solo: A Star Wars Story fans are introduced to a new character named Enfys Nest, a leader of a rebelling pirate group called, the Cloud Riders. Later in the film it is revealed that Enfys I have ...
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What is Han rounding down from to get 12 when talking about the Kessel Run?

At the end of Solo: A Star Wars Story when Han and Chewie are talking about the Kessel Run, Han says: not if you round down. What is he rounding down from? I guess it's not 12.5-12.9 as it seems ...
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Was this inspired by the old Han Solo novels

In Solo: A Star Wars Story we see Now I understand that this links to what C3-P0 says in the Empire Strikes Back "Sir, I don't know where your ship learned to communicate, but it has the most ...
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Why didn't they replace the stuff they lost from the obvious place?

In Solo: A Star Wars Story, there's a train heist sequence at the start So, they end up losing what they stole and spend the rest of the film making up for their loss. Why didn't the crew retrieve ...
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In “Solo: A Star Wars Story” - has the identity of this character been officially confirmed?

In the end of Solo: A Star Wars Story, we saw Everyone is calling him Do we know for sure that he really is ? Do you have proper citation to prove that he is ?
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What is the meaning of “flood the intake and sweep to the bi-lats”?

In Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018), Han is piloting the Millennium Falcon with Chewbacca. Han: Drop the landing gear. When I tell you, flood the intake and sweep to the bi-lats. A little ...
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What species is Dryden Voss? [duplicate]

As described in the answers to What are the scars on the face of Dryden Voss?, his face is not actually scarred but is rather the way that his species looks. What species is Dryden Voss?
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How long is a year in Star Wars? [duplicate]

In the latest trailer a line is delivered at around 1:41 where Han Solo says "a 190 years old!? You look great" and I was wondering if there is a defined concept of a year in the Star Wars universe or ...
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Has Disney really succeeded in keeping this antagonist completely under wraps? [closed]

I get this is to some degree runs afoul of the future works policy, but it's very unusual to be this close to the release of a movie and not have any idea about the plot or even who any of the bad ...