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Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)

SALT LAKE CITY The new Han Solo-centered Star Wars film just got punched into hyperdrive.

Star Wars released the first few details about the upcoming “Solo: A Star Wars Story” film, which will chronicle the early years of Han Solo.

Here’s the first synopsis we’ve received.

“Board the Millennium Falcon and journey to a galaxy far, far away in 'Solo: A Star Wars Story,' an all-new adventure with the most beloved scoundrel in the galaxy. Through a series of daring escapades deep within a dark and dangerous criminal underworld, Han Solo meets his mighty future copilot Chewbacca and encounters the notorious gambler Lando Calrissian, in a journey that will set the course of one of the Star Wars saga’s most unlikely heroes.”

For now, that’s all we know about the film.

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The film stars Alden Ehrenreich as Han Solo and Donald Glover as Lando Calrissian, with Hollywood stars Woody Harrelson (“2012”), Emilia Clarke (“Game of Thrones”) and Phoebe Waller-Bridge (“Fleabag”) also in the cast.

Rumors have surfaced about the film’s cast for a few months now. A cast photo dropped back in February 2017, giving us our first glimpse of the characters.

Another image dropped back in December, which many people thought was a poster for the film. Lucasfilm later said the image was fake.

“Solo” releases on May 25, 2018.