Solo ticket presales are doing well. Fandango (via Deadline) reports that the film sold more tickets in its first 24 hours than Black Panther. It’s second only to Avengers: Infinity War. Not bad for a movie “no one asked for.”
Remember the nifty Lando dining set we were all swooning over? Well, it’s finally up for order -ala carte – at ThinkGeek. You can get the Lando Salad Plate Set ($19.99), Lando Highball Glass ($7.99 each), Lando Dinner Plate Set ($34.99), Lando Bottle Stopper ($9.99) and the Han Highball Glass ($7.99 each).
We saw some illicit theater videos of this earlier, but here’s Donald Glover’s tour of Lando Calrissian’s Millennium Falcon from Solo, all nice and official-like.
A scene from Solo was shown at CinemaCon 2018 today in Vegas, showing attendees the first meeting between Han Solo and Lando Calrissian. The most complete description seems to from Germain Lussier at io9.
Does Han win the Millennium Falcon the very first time he plays against Lando? We’ll see in a month, I suppose.
Two new Solo photos, and some insights into Han, Chewie and Lando, from Ron Howard, Alden Ehrenreich and Donald Glover in Entertainment Weekly’s summer movie preview.
A new Solo commercial, ‘Risk’ features more Han, Lando, Beckett and the Falcon.
I think they’re getting the hang of this new Expanded Universe.
We’re several years into the new canon now, but it’s been curious to watch how the books (and comics) have changed from our first tentative steps with A New Dawn. It might be no less a balancing act, but it feels like everything is both settling into a rhythm and not afraid to try something new.
Last Shot is the latest example of how the novels are able to both enhance the films (in this case, Solo, mostly) and stand on their own as complete stories.
Empire magazine has two new Solo images today – one of Han during the Vandor heist, and a second of Dryden Vos in his sunny lair. There’s some showpiece-looking Mandalorian armor in the background, because of course there is.
Meanwhile, Jedi News has a nice clear shot of the Millennium Falcon’s cockpit, and Ron Howard is out here with a fuzzy Lando.
The Star Wars Show brings the star power this week with Alden Ehrenreich (Han Solo) and Donald Glover (Lando Calrissian) to talk about Solo.