‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ New Teaser Trailer: More Backstory Revealed for Han and Chewbacca

Disney and Lucasfilm have released a new one-minute teaser trailer for Solo: A Star Wars Story focusing on the friendship between a young Han Solo and Chewbacca the Wookie. The short trailer shows Han learning Chewbacca’s name, discussing good versus bad feelings, and also reveals a little more of a train heist.

The Han Solo origin story stars Alden Ehrenreich (Rules Don’t Apply) as Han Solo, Woody Harrelson (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri) as Tobias Beckett, Emilia Clarke (Game of Thrones) as Qi’Ra, and Donald Glover (Atlanta) as Lando Calrissian. Thandie Newton (Westworld) plays Val, Phoebe Waller-Bridge (Goodbye Christopher Robin) is L3-37, Paul Bettany (Avengers: Infinity War) plays Dryden Vos, and Joonas Suotamo (Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi) is Chewbacca.

The sci-fi action thriller is directed by two-time Oscar winner Ron Howard (A Beautiful Mind) from a script by Jonathan Kasdan and Lawrence Kasdan. Kathleen Kennedy, Allison Shearmur and Simon Emanuel are the producers, with Lawrence Kasdan, Jason McGatlin, Phil Lord and Christopher Miller executive producing.

Solo: A Star Wars Story is set to open in theaters on May 25, 2018.

The Plot: 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 befriends his mighty future copilot Chewbacca and meets the notorious gambler Lando Calrissian, in a journey that will set the course of one of the Star Wars saga’s most unlikely heroes.

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Alden Ehrenreich is Han Solo and Joonas Suotamo is Chewbacca in ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story.’ (Copyright: 2018 Lucasfilm Ltd)