'Solo: A Star Wars Story' premiere turns Hollywood Blvd into landing strip

Joann Johnston
May 12, 2018

Thursday night it was time for Solo: A Star Wars Story, the second Star Wars anthology film after Rogue One and the first to give us modern audiences insight to the origins story of everyone's favourite scruffy-looking nerf herder.

The cast and crew of "Solo: A Star Wars Story" hit the red-carpet this week to celebrate the premiere of Disney's latest Star Wars installment. This doesn't narrow down the gender any more, but the use of a voice distorter does point to the character being a woman. The good news? They had company while camping, with the replica of the fastest hunk of junk in the galaxy, the Millennium Falcon.

Speaking on Jimmy Kimmel's U.S. chatshow last night, he opened up on what Star Wars legend Williams told him. "It's way more fun because you get everybody's take on it". "Solo" will be released May 25.

Emilia Clarke, left, and Alden Ehrenreich arrive at the premiere of "Solo: A Star Wars Story" in Los Angeles. Ehrenreich plays the younger Solo in the standalone flick.

"It feels like I get to be a part of the bible or somehting", Glover told Heat Vision of joining the Star Wars galaxy.

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After signing on to play the character, Glover said he reached out to Billy Dee Williams - who originally played the character in The Empire Strikes Back in 1980 - to meet up and talk about the famous fictional figure.

"The first drawing that George saw of mine was actually a cartoon I did of him as Yoda".

"She calls it Star Trek and she can't remember Chewy's name, she says 'oh that big hairy, what's the big foot guy or the bear or something.' But yeah, she's very excited", he said.

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