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Everything You Need to Know About Solo: A Star Wars Story Everything You Need to Know About Solo: A Star Wars Story

There’s a new Star Wars movie out this week! The Last Jedi might still feel fresh in your mind, but Solo: A Star Wars Story hits theaters in just two days. Not been following all the news and reveals from the young Han Solo biopic? We’ve compiled all of the officially released info (no spoilers!) so you’re fully…

George Lucas Contributed a Small but Significant Character Moment to Solo  George Lucas Contributed a Small but Significant Character Moment to Solo 

When George Lucas makes a suggestion about Han Solo, you listen. That was Ron Howard’s thought, at least, during the production of Solo: A Star Wars Story. Lucas, who created not just the character Han Solo but the franchise itself, was visiting the set one day and offered up a suggestion on how to change the scene.…

Turns Out Chewbacca Has a Hell of a Potty Mouth Turns Out Chewbacca Has a Hell of a Potty Mouth

Shyriiwook, the given name of the Wookiee language, has always been a bit of a Star Wars mystery, if only because our experience with it is mostly the whines and growls of Chewbacca. But it turns out, before it gets turned into those famous roars on the set of Solo: A Star Wars Story, Shryiiwook sounds like a very…

A Deadpool Figure Fit for the Dance Floor, and More of the Greatest Toys of the Week A Deadpool Figure Fit for the Dance Floor, and More of the Greatest Toys of the Week

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's weekly roundup of the neatest toys around. This week, Hot Toys gives us a Deadpool with killer footwear, the incredible Batman Ninja gets an equally worthy action figure, and more Harry Potter Lego than you can shake a whomping willow at. Check it out!

Join Our Book Club and Read Star Wars: Most Wanted With Us Join Our Book Club and Read Star Wars: Most Wanted With Us

Hi everyone! As you may or may not know, io9 has a fabulous Star Wars Facebook group called The Carbonite Freezer. The group has been a great deal of fun so far, with people sharing their own Star Wars creations, thoughts, and suggestions about which pieces of the EU to dive into (or avoid). Most recently, though,…

To Play Han Solo, Alden Ehrenreich Watched All the Star Wars He Could, Then Forgot About It To Play Han Solo, Alden Ehrenreich Watched All the Star Wars He Could, Then Forgot About It

How do you prepare to play one of the most famous characters of all time, originated by one of the most iconic actors of all time? For actor Alden Ehrenreich, it was a fairly straightforward process.

Watch Our Spoiler-Free Solo: A Star Wars Story Video Review

For a more detailed, but still spoiler-free, review of Solo: A Star Wars story, check out our written review here. The video is transcribed below.

Solo Is a Damn Fine Star Wars Story Solo Is a Damn Fine Star Wars Story

Filled with excellent action and a lot of emotion, Solo: A Star Wars Story is going to surprise a lot of people. Despite its troubled production, it’s ended up being incredibly fun and funny, with great characters, performances, and a huge range of Star Wars references to delight fans and non-fans alike.

Someone Inserted Harrison Ford's Face Into a Solo Trailer and It Is Wrong Wrong Wrong Someone Inserted Harrison Ford's Face Into a Solo Trailer and It Is Wrong Wrong Wrong

It’s a heartwarming moment when Harrison Ford surprises Alden Ehrenreich during a press junket interview. But it’s a bloodcurdling experience watching the older man’s young face slapped onto the younger man’s present-day body. Watch this fan edit of the Solo: A Star Wars Story trailer and see for yourself.

The Team Behind Solo Addressed How It Would Have Been Different If Lord and Miller Directed It The Team Behind Solo Addressed How It Would Have Been Different If Lord and Miller Directed It

Though Phil Lord and Chris Miller were fired from Solo: A Star Wars Story midway through production, their fingerprints can still be felt on the movie.

Open Channel: Do You Still Have a Bad Feeling About Solo: A Star Wars Story? Open Channel: Do You Still Have a Bad Feeling About Solo: A Star Wars Story?

A director change midway through production, rumors about acting coaches, the recasting of a major role, truncated marketing, a redesigned Millennium Falcon—there are plenty of things for fans to be worried about when it comes to Solo: A Star Wars Story. However, as more and more clips are released, more new images…

The Last Jedi Comic Adaptation Adds Another Heartwrenching Wrinkle to Luke Skywalker The Last Jedi Comic Adaptation Adds Another Heartwrenching Wrinkle to Luke Skywalker

There’s already plenty of sadness and regret in the story of Luke Skywalker when we meet him in The Last Jedi. But Marvel’s new adaptation of the film plays with a certain aspect of Luke’s tragedy in a very interesting way—and it uses the death of Han Solo to do so.

A New Solo Clip Indicates Han's Expanded Universe Story Is Now Star Wars Canon A New Solo Clip Indicates Han's Expanded Universe Story Is Now Star Wars Canon

Given how Disney hurled the Star Wars Expanded Universe into the trash compacter, there have been questions as to how Solo: A Star Wars Story would handle Han Solo’s origin. A new clip seems to confirm that part of his EU background has made it into Disney’s new canon. Plus, Thandie Newton’s Val finally gets to speak.…

The First Clip From Solo: A Star Wars Story Shows Chewbacca Officially Becoming Han's Co-Pilot

Sure, presumably at this point in the movie Han and Chewie have been good friends for a while. But are they really “Han and Chewie,” the legendary intergalactic duo, until they’re sitting together at the helm of the Millennium Falcon? This first clip from Solo: A Star Wars Story shows us exactly when the magic moment…

Watch Star Wars' Classic Hyperspace Jump Recreated Using Fiber-Optics and Poster Board

May the Fourth Be With Us... even in hyperspace. The famous “jump” has been seen across countless scifi films and shows—with even more countless names—but the Millennium Falcon definitely has one of the greatest. In honor of Star Wars Day, check out this exclusive video from Backyard VFX artist Joey Shanks that shows…

The Newest Solo Featurette Juxtaposes the Freedom of Han With the Tyranny of the Empire The Newest Solo Featurette Juxtaposes the Freedom of Han With the Tyranny of the Empire

Disney has released a new preview featurette for Solo, and it’s chock full of new footage, a lot of it very dark.

Here's What Happens When Han Solo Plays to Win the Millennium Falcon From Lando Here's What Happens When Han Solo Plays to Win the Millennium Falcon From Lando

For fans, the fact that Solo: A Star Wars Story is going to show the legendary moment where Han Solo wins the Millennium Falcon from Lando Calrissian is kind of mind-blowing. It’s one of those things we’ve always imagined, but now we get to see it. But if you can’t just wait another month to know what happens, you’re…

The Solo Tie-In Novel Includes a Thoughtful, Fascinating Look at Han's Midlife Crisis The Solo Tie-In Novel Includes a Thoughtful, Fascinating Look at Han's Midlife Crisis

Daniel José Older’s new Star Wars novel, Last Shot, was bundled up with the recent wave of Solo: A Star Wars Story-themed book announcements. But while there are parts of it that deal with the early lives of Han and Lando, it’s at its best when it’s set decades after the upcoming movie, as the two come to terms with…

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