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What's the big deal about "Corellian" star ships?

The CEC megacorporation When people say "Corellian ships", they don't mean "ships made on Corellia", they mean "Ships made by the Corellian Engineering Corporation". It's a massive corporation that ...
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What's the meaning of "fortified infraction restraint"?

It is the Star Wars version of a Wheel Clamp (Denver Boot) for starships Lando's Millennium Falcon is impounded.
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Who are these "Han Solo" actors?

Per Starwars.com Clockwise from bottom left: co-director Christopher Miller, Woody Harrelson, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Alden Ehrenreich, Emilia Clarke, Joonas Suotamo as Chewbacca, co-director Phil Lord,...
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What's the meaning of "fortified infraction restraint"?

This is further explained in Solo: A Star Wars Story: Expanded Edition, and in short it is a restraining bolt to keep the craft where it is, like a wheel clamp in our world. Han clears his throat. &...
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When was the Rebel Alliance actually founded?

The confusion comes from the difference between "rebels" and "Rebel Alliance". The first is people rebelling, the second is an alliance of groups of the first. The Rebel Alliance as instituted by Mon ...
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When does the movie "Solo: A Star Wars Story" take place in relation to Star Wars Episodes 1-6?

We can actually use Chewbacca's stated age in the movie, compared to his stated age at the end of the Clone Wars, to determine fairly accurately when Solo: A Star Wars Story takes place. Within the ...
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How many characters in 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' also appear in other Star Wars canon?

Below is a list of characters that have appeared in other films and the films they've appeared in. Format: The character - Films/TV Shows Information for films characters have appeared in is based ...
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When does the movie "Solo: A Star Wars Story" take place in relation to Star Wars Episodes 1-6?

The film takes place between episodes 3 and 4. This is evident from the fact that the Empire is in existence, as it was established in Revenge of the Sith; and the plot clearly takes place before A ...
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Why didn't Han just go and get more co-axium?

All the information provided in the film seems to clearly indicate there is no other coaxium on the train: 1st - we know from Beckett and later Dryden that finding this much coaxium at once away from ...
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What is the history of the front end modification to the Millennium Falcon?

To add on the answer from Mwr247: Lando specifically mentions he placed an "escape pod between the mandibles" (i.e., the front of the spaceship) during the course of the "Solo" movie. During the ...
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In "Solo: A Star Wars Story" - has the identity of this character been officially confirmed?

Yes Director Ron Howard confirmed the character's identity: http://www.starwarsunderworld.com/2018/05/ron-howard-talks-about-how-big-reveal.html As have screenwriters Jon and Lawrence Kasdan: ...
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Does Solo serve as a Stormtrooper?

According to the official Star Wars database, Han served in an infantry unit separate from the Stormtrooper Corps. Formally known as Imperial swamp troopers, mudtroopers are part of the Imperial ...
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Why don't Rogue One and Solo have opening crawls?

The crawls have a purpose, which isn’t applicable to the Star Wars Anthology Series (the stand-alone movies starting with Rogue One). Star Wars aped the movie serials of the 1930s and 40s, some of ...
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What is the history of the front end modification to the Millennium Falcon?

In Solo: A Star Wars Story, the Millennium Falcon begins with the front center piece in place. However, during the course of the movie, they fly through It is during these events that
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Where / How did Han Solo learn to speak / understand Shyriiwook?

According to the (canon) prequel novel Star Wars: Most Wanted, Han learned to speak Wookiee from various associates of his gang-leader Lady Proxima. Han knew a little about Wookiees; he’d encountered ...
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How did Solo catch Beckett?

The only thing Han says in reference to the encounter is that he "got there as fast as he could", so there's not much in the film to give us a clue as to how. But it's not that implausible a situation....
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Where / How did Han Solo learn to speak / understand Shyriiwook?

Canon Level: EU Dewlannamapia (usually referred to as Dewlanna) was a cook aboard the ship Trader's Luck, which was kind of a space going version of Oliver. One of these children was Han Solo, who ...
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What was the reasoning behind this action in Solo: A Star Wars Story?

Each car on the train consists of an upper and lower container, which are connected. While the cars can be decoupled from the one in front of and behind it, the only way to decouple the upper/lower ...
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What do we know about the future of this character?

Maul associating with the galatic underworld is a continuation of his plot-thread from Star Wars: The Clone Wars, where he forms and leads the Shadow Collective, an alliance of several criminal ...
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What are the scars on the face of Dryden Voss?

They are just what his species looks like. Paul Bettany, the actor of Dryden Voss, was asked this on Twitter and the verified Star Wars account has tweeted a video of Paul's response (transcript below)...
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What's the big deal about "Corellian" star ships?

Corellian shipbuilders specialize in one particular flavor of ships - fast, rugged, small-to-medium freighters and scoutships, the type of ships that people like Han live and die by. The reason for ...
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What is the backstory of the display armor in the background of the yacht scene?

Dryden Vos is a collector of some sorts as there are other objects in the same room as the armor. The armor itself is a "Mandalorian rally master armor" from the Old-Republic-era. ...
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Does Chewie still owe a life debt to Han according to the Solo film?

The Solo film should be taken into consideration with the rest of the Disney canon. According to the post ROTJ book "Life Debt" - Han says: "I saved him, at least that's what he says, the big fuzzy ...
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How long is a year in Star Wars?

A Galactic Standard Year is based on the Galactic Capital, Coruscant. On Coruscant, a year was made up of twelve months spanning 365 days of 24 hours each, with no leap years. The galaxy used a ...
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When was the Rebel Alliance actually founded?

Real world analogy: when did World War 2 start? Generally considered: September 1, 1939 (date Germany invaded Poland) American POV: December 7, 1941 Russian POV: June 22, 1941 Chinese POV: July 7, ...
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What are the scars on the face of Dryden Voss?

The film's Official Guide indicates that the striation on his face is linked to circulatory system activity and adrenaline levels. No further specifics are offered.
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Was Lando referring to this event on Cloud City?

Not likely. If the card game on the tropical planet was the last interaction between Han and Lando prior to the visit to Cloud City, I hardly think that Han would have felt comfortable enough seeking ...
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What's the meaning of "fortified infraction restraint"?

In addition to the in-universe citations, unpacking the phrase might help. As @TheLethalCarrot's excerpt says, Lando has failed to pay his fees--an infraction (breaking a rule or agreement). Because ...
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Did the 'Force for Change' competition winner actually appear in Solo: A Star Wars Story?

The winner was revealed as Jeremy R of Annapolis, Maryland. I've seen no evidence that his walk-on part was/wasn't cut from the completed film but for the record, the ...
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