New Solo TV Spot "Han" Arrives, Teases More Criminal Elements

2 New ‘Solo’ TV Spots Arrive, Teasing More Criminal Elements

Posted by April 28, 2018 Comment

With Disney posed to take over the box office in April and possibly in May (what, it could happen!) with Solo: A Star Wars Story, the galactic hype train is picking up speed.  Ok maybe star Alden Ehrenreich isn’t your top pick to play young Han Solo, but as more interviews with the actor come to light, I’m definitely more curious to see his portrayal.

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2 new tv spots arrived this weekend. They tease more of things we’ll be seeing in the film like Corellia, what is possibly the famed Kessel Run, Lando meeting Han for the first time, and Rio Durant (Jon Favreau) speaking for the first time.

Here’s the new tv spot, called simply, “Han”:

And the other new teaser called “Criminal Life”, which you can see in this supercut of all the tv spots so far:

Joonas Suotamo (The Last Jedi) returns as Chewbacca, Donald Glover (Atlanta) is playing smooth-talkin-cape-wearin’ Lando Calrissian, Emilia Clarke (Game of Thrones) is playing Qi’Ra (pronounced Kira, far as we can tell), Woody Harrelson (True Detective) is playing Beckett, Phoebe Waller-Bridge (Fleabag) is voicing new droid L3-37, Thandie Newton (Westworld) is playing Val, and Paul Bettany (The Avengers) is playing possible bad guy Dryden Vos.

Ron Howard jumped into the director’s chair to finish Solo: A Star Wars Story after the previous directorial team of Phil Lord and Chris Miller were firedLawrence Kasdan (The Empire Strikes Back) and his son Jon Kasdan (The First Time) wrote the script, meaning this really could be a pleasant surprise in terms of plot.

Solo: A Star Wars Story hits theaters on May 25th 2018.

About Mary Anne Butler

Bleeding Cool News Editor Mary Anne Butler (Mab, for short) has been part of the fast-paced world of journalism since she was 15, getting her start in album reviews and live concert coverage for a nationally published (print) music magazine. She eventually transitioned to online media, writing for such sites as UGO/IGN, ComicsOnline, Geek Magazine, Ace of Geeks, Aggressive Comix (where she is still Editor-in-Chief), and most recently Bleeding Cool.

Over the past 10 years, she’s built a presence at conventions across the globe as a cosplayer (occasionally), photographer (constantly), panelist and moderator (mostly), and reporter (always). 

Interviews, reviews, observations, breaking news, and objective reporting are the name of the game for the founder of Harkonnen Knife Fight, a Dune-themed band with an international presence. 

Though she be but little, she is fierce. #MabTheProfessional

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(Last Updated April 28, 2018 1:29 pm )

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