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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 has existed since before the current Republic and the Empire, and has made a plethora of highly popular lines of starships. The CEC doesn't produce exclusively ...


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It is the Star Wars version of a Wheel Clamp (Denver Boot) for starships Lando's Millenium Falcon is impounded.


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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, and Donald Glover. Photo credit: Jonathan Olley ©2017 Lucasfilm Ltd. All Rights Reserved. HAN SOLO – SMUGGLER. SCOUNDREL. HERO. A NEW STAR WARS STORY ...


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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. "Looks like you've had some work done," he said, stroking the metal shielding. "Indeed I have, Han," Lando said, still mispronouncing his name. "Two years ...


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To show that they're different from the main series... As you mentioned in your post, only the numbered episodes have it. Only the ones that are part of the main series, that is. From ScreenRant (a fairly reliable source for media), we get this: (emphasis mine) While the opening crawls have been a part of every mainline Star Wars movie since the very ...


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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 Mothma and Bail Organa was started roughly 2BBY. However, there were rebel cells all over the galaxy since the formation of the Empire (to be pedantic, they ...


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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 movie, Chewie tells Han his age. Han Solo: 190 years old? [Chewie howls again] Han Solo: You look great! Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018) - ...


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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 New Hope. As Darth Maul seems to have been saved from apparently certain death after having his torso split apart in A Phantom Menace (he appears in The Clone ...


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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 on the information from Wookiepedia on character appearances for Solo. A guide to film acronyms can be found at the bottom. Han Solo - ANH, ESB, RotJ, TFA, SW:...


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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: http://www.starwarsunderworld.com/2018/05/the-kasdans-discuss-big-reveal-in-solo.html


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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 a heavily guarded base is exceedingly rare. The amount that Beckett was trying to steal would have been an unprecedented heist. Assuming there was 12 times ...


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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. The fight on the ship by those left behind lasted no more than a few minutes at most, plus another couple minutes to for Qi'ra and Han to part ways. That ...


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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 Army, whose infantry is gradually being phased out in favor of stormtroopers. Mudtroopers wear partial armor, augmented with respiratory gear and sealed bodysuits ...


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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 was about nine at the time. From the starwars wikia: Dewlannamapia taught Han to speak and understand the Wookiee language of Shyriiwook.[5] However, it was ...


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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 some while running errands for Lady Proxima, had even picked up a few words of Shyriiwook. But not enough to be useful. If this fellow didn’t ...


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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 organizations, including the Pyke Syndicate seen in the film. The name "Crimson Dawn" is likely a reference to Black Sun, another criminal institution that comprised ...


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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 this specialization is demand: Corellia sits astride two of the major hyperspace trade routes in the galaxy, the Corellian Run and the Corellian Trade Spine, and ...


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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 pair to lift it from the track appears to be by moving it off the rail. Presumably this can be done at a station, but as we don't see a station in the movie, ...


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In Solo: A Star Wars Story, the Millenium 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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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 fool, but really, he saved me. I was on a bad path, and Chewie, he put me straight. Saved my shanks more than once, too. He said it was part of some life ...


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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 events described in Mwr247's answer, Han Solo launches this escape pod into the Maelstrom to lure the creature chasing them into the gravity well, giving the ...


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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, 1937 It's entirely possible to have had people engaging in a rebellion against the Empire (and likely did, since the day it was founded), independently and at ...


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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. Mandalorian armor. A near-complete set of Old Republic-era ancient Mandalorian rally master armor is the centerpiece on a table of other antique weaponry. Star Wars, ...


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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 of this, a restraint has been placed on the Millennium Falcon to prevent him from moving it until he pays: it's an infraction restraint. Presumably it is ...


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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 the following video of Paul's response (transcript of the video bellow; tried to get it accurate but may not be perfect). Hey Ethan, umm, well they're not actually, err, scars. They, I think they are, ...


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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 prize didn't include a guarantee that the winner would get to walk-on, merely that they would receive a VIP set-tour and a chance to meet the director as ...


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The crawls have a purpose, which isn’t applicable to the anthology movies. Star Wars aped the movie serials of the 1930s and 40s, some of which opened with moving text that summarised what led up to the previous episode’s cliffhanger. The Star Wars crawls make us feel like each movie is an episode in a serial — and that we’ve missed some episodes in between ...


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Yes Compensating for the relative fragility of the unshielded TIE starfighter is the armored TIE/rb, a reinforced heavy starfighter with much more powerful laser cannons. Lucasfilm Reveals Information About New Tie Fighter In Solo: A Star Wars Story


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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 standardized dating system based off of the galactic capital Coruscant. Standard Year | Wookieepedia This is confirmed by Pablo Hidalgo in Rebels Recon (a ...


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Before the recruiter asks Han who his "people" are, he first asks Han for a surname, which Han refuses to give. We know that Han did live with his father when he was younger, as he tells Lando that his father worked at a factory building YT-1300 freighters, and that his father's dream had been to become a pilot. So presumably Han inherited his father's ...


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