New Solo: A Star Wars Story Character Bios has released character details for all of the new faces we’re going to see in Solo: A Star Wars Story. We also learn some new information about the newest set of troopers and a few details about the new vehicles.

TOBIAS BECKETT: Beckett is a survivor, always quietly working out angles to come out ahead. He’s assembled a team of specialized scoundrels to carry out risky but profitable heists.

QI’RA: At 18 years of age, young Qi’ra is already enmmeshed in a life of crime, working for a gang on Corellia.

VAL: A no-nonsense and occasionally prickly woman who is a crack shot with a blaster rifle, Val may be the most even-headed and capable member of Tobias Beckett’s ragtag crew of scoundrels.

RIO DURANT: Rio Durant has carried out dangerous operations alongside scoundrel Tobias Beckett for years. The good-natured Ardennian pilot is up for any challenge.

L3-37: A “self-made droid” built from astromech and protocol parts, L3-37 is an enlightened navigator who cares deeply about droid rights.

IMPERIAL PATROL TROOPERS: As the Empire reinforces its hold on worlds across the galaxy, local defense forces are being supplemented — and eventually completely replaced — with Imperial stormtroopers. To cover distances across sprawling settlements and cities, patrol stormtroopers police the streets and alleys abourd their swift interceptor speeder bikes.

IMPERIAL HEAVY TIE FIGHTER: 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.

IMPERIAL CONVEYEX TRANSPORT: For rapid transport of special cargo across surface distances on frontier worlds, the Empire uses heavily armored conveyex vehicles that travel along rails winding through treacherous terrain.

CORELLIAN M-68 LANDSPEEDER: Han Solo is cagey about where he scored this overpowered M-68 landspeeder, saying little beyond that its previous owner no longer had a need for it.

Summary: During an adventure into a dark criminal underworld, Han Solo meets his future copilot Chewbacca and encounters Lando Calrissian years before joining the Rebellion.

Solo: A Star Wars Story, directed by Ron Howard, stars Alden Ehrenreich, Emilia Clarke, Donald Glover, Woody Harrelson, and Thandie Newton. It will be released May 25th.

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