Solo: A Star Wars Story

New this month Trivia: When doing the Kessel Run, part of the music is the same as when Han was flying through the asteroid field in The Empire Strikes Back.

Trivia: Beckett wears Lando's skiff guard outfit from Return of the Jedi.

Trivia: Dryden Vos offers Han and the others Colo Claw Fish, when they are on his yacht. That's a reference to one of the giant fish seen on Naboo in "The Phantom Menace."

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Trivia: The front of the Millennium Falcon has an escape pod fitted, this is the same design Kenner toyed with when they produced the original Millennium Falcon toy, early promotional photos showed this but it was dropped when it came into production.

Trivia: The film was originally set to be directed by Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, and filming was nearly completed when they left the project due to creative differences. Lord and Miller reportedly had creative clashes with the producers and writers, and wanted to make the film much more light and comedic than originally envisioned. The decision for the two to leave was reportedly an amicable one between Lord, Miller and the producers. Shortly after, Ron Howard was hired to take over the project.

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Trivia: In Dryden Vos' meeting room, the golden idol from the opening scene of "Raiders of the Lost Ark" can be seen briefly on one of the tables. So too is Mandalorian body armour, similar to Boba Fett's.

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Trivia: The crystal skull in Dryden's place is a reference to the graphic novel "Han Solo and the Lost Legacy."

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Trivia: When Han and Chewbacca are introducing themselves to one another, Han says "Chewbacca" for the first and only time in the franchise. He never refers to him by that name again in any of the other Star Wars movies.

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Trivia: Spoiler! Ray Park reprises his role as Darth Maul, having survived being cut in half in The Phantom Menace. His recovery and life since that movie has actually been covered in the TV series Star Wars: The Clone Wars and Star Wars Rebels. In the end credits his character is listed as Maul, indicating that he is no longer part of the Sith.

Trivia: Han references a street racer named Needles who died in a crash, Needles was the guy who goaded Marty into a street race in Back To The Future 3.

Trivia: This is the first "Star Wars" film to be directed by an Academy Award winning director.

Trivia: Director Ron Howard appeared with Harrison Ford, who originated the role of Han Solo, in American Graffiti.

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Trivia: The famous "Imperial March" can be heard being played at the recruitment center on Corellia. Apparently, the Empire used it as propaganda.

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Trivia: Warwick Davis plays one of the marauders. He also played Wicket the Ewok in Return of the Jedi.

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Trivia: Minor spoilers. It was revealed in a behind-the-scenes interview that Anthony Daniels, who plays the droid C-3PO in every "Star Wars" movie to date, will have a small role in "Solo", but not as his trademark character. As 3PO has no role in the film's story, Daniels will reportedly cameo as the suit-actor for one of the other Wookies seen in the film, alongside Chewbacca. This will make Daniels the only actor to ever appear in every theatrical "Star Wars" movie. (Not counting the made-for-TV "Ewok Adventure" films).

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