Rumor: Taron Egerton Is Your New Han Solo

Wait, who? Get to know the name, because 25-year-old Welsh actor Taron Egerton, formerly known as "breakout star of Kingsman: The Secret Service" is rumored to be playing young Han Solo in the second standalone Star Wars film. » 2/21/15 12:44pm 2/21/15 12:44pm

Hot Toys' first ever Star Wars figures are absolutely stunning

Jesus H Christ. We knew it was going to be good when Hot Toys revealed they'd purchased the Star Wars License a few months ago, but today's revelation of the first two 1/6th scale figures of Han Solo and Chewbacca have finally shown us how good. Get ready to reach for those wallets. » 9/24/14 11:18am 9/24/14 11:18am

That Live-Action Star Wars TV Series Was Also About Young Han Solo

New details have surfaced about the live-action Star Wars TV series that Lucasfilm had a mountain of scripts for, but was too expensive to produce. First off, it was going to be called Star Wars: Underworld, and, like the recently announced stand-alone movie, it was also going to follow the adventures of young Han… » 6/11/14 6:30am 6/11/14 6:30am

Star Wars EU in the Cinematic Universe: A Case for Twin Engines of…

One of the loudest and most raucous debates that goes on in Star Wars fandom is the merits of the Expanded Universe and whether it should be continued over into cinematic canon via Episode VII or not. Some fans want favorites like Mara Jade, Grand Admiral Thrawn, and Jaina Solo to appear in the new movies, while… » 2/12/14 12:27pm 2/12/14 12:27pm

Mercury is made of carbonite and Han Solo is frozen in it

Huh. I always thought Mercury was mostly made of rock, but this picture — taken by the Messenger probe in 2011 but only released by NASA last week — clearly shows the frozen form of Han Solo trapped inside it, so it obviously must be made of carbonite. That's just science, people. » 9/18/13 12:45pm 9/18/13 12:45pm

10 Star Wars Characters Who Needlessly Met Han Solo

Han Solo is the Kevin Bacon of the Star Wars universe. Forget six degrees — seriously, pick any character, and I guarantee you that if they haven’t met Han Solo in their adventures, they know someone who has. Here are 10 people who met Han in scenes the movies didn’t show and the Star Wars universe didn’t need. » 6/07/13 10:15am 6/07/13 10:15am

Harrison Ford to play Han Solo again; why does this make us sad?

Please take this with the same large portion of salt that you've taken all the other Star Wars rumors with, but Latino Review says — on Fox News Latino, no less — that Harrison Ford is getting close to signing a "major" deal with Disney that would see the venerable and extremely cranky actor return to the role that… » 2/15/13 9:00am 2/15/13 9:00am

Who do you LEAST want to play Young Han Solo in the new Star Wars

Earlier today, reports came out claiming that Disney plans on making a Young Han Solo movie set between Episode III: Revenge of the Sith and Episode IV: A New Hope. And then this concept art from illustrator Iain McCaig, showing a young Han Solo as he would have appeared in Revenge of Sith, came out online. » 2/06/13 3:01pm 2/06/13 3:01pm

The Standalone Star Wars Movies: Young Han Solo and Boba Fett?

The best thing about the plethora of Star Wars movie rumors that keep popping up? If you don't like one — like yesterday's hint that one would be about Yoda — just wait a day, and there'll be another. Or more, actually, since Entertainment Weekly just posted that they heard two of the stand-alone SW flicks will be "a… » 2/06/13 10:33am 2/06/13 10:33am

Would you rather wear $500 Star Wars glasses or a Han Solo bathing suit?

Next up in the long line of strange Star Wars merchandise are glasses and bathing suits. Would you rather wear a pair of pricey Sith glasses or a bathing suit with Han Solo's face adorning your lady bits? Aigan has come out with officially sponsored frames. Which means you gotta pay for that label — a few of the… » 10/09/12 8:55am 10/09/12 8:55am

A Chart That Explains How Long Ago Star Wars Actually Took Place

"A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away…" Each one of Lucas' Star Wars films starts with these lines, distancing the story from our setting. But, what if we could determine roughly how long ago is a long time ago? » 3/06/12 8:00am 3/06/12 8:00am

Empire Strikes Back deleted scene shows Han Solo could have been way…

This never-before-released deleted scene from The Empire Strikes Back paints a pretty nasty picture of Han Solo. Watch as Han tells Leia "You're so busy being a Princess, you don't know how to be a woman. I could have helped you." Excuse us, what? Check it out over at Entertainment Weekly. » 9/07/11 10:54am 9/07/11 10:54am

The lost Indiana Jones-Star Wars crossover was really depressing

Here's some weird trivia to bandy about. In 2004, Dark Horse Comics published "Into The Great Unknown," a 10-page story that marked the first Lucas-approved (if non-canonical) meeting of Han Solo and Indiana Jones. It was also a massive bummer! » 5/25/11 12:00pm 5/25/11 12:00pm

Three best scenes from last nights Robot Chicken Star Wars special

Wow — last night Robot Chicken aired its third Star Wars special, and it was almost better than the first. It was truly spectacular, especially when Boba Fett called Luke Skywalker Jodi Foster. Here our our three favorite moments. » 12/20/10 4:30pm 12/20/10 4:30pm

Amazing Star Wars short explains what was in Han Solo's dumped cargo

Now this is a Star Wars prequel we can support. Stop whatever you're doing and watch this hilarious Star Wars-inspired CG short, The Solo Adventures, right now. » 9/08/10 6:30am 9/08/10 6:30am

Top 10 craftiest smugglers from science fiction

If there's one thing space tyrants hate, it's a clever smuggler. When it comes to sticking it to the spaceman smugglers are the secret heroes of space opera. Here are the 10 greatest (and most dashing) science fiction smugglers. » 8/12/10 3:52pm 8/12/10 3:52pm

From Grape-Hutts to Count Dookula: fake Star Wars cereals

Folks who attend the Star Wars Celebration collecting panels will have a chance to collect 16 puntastic mini-cereal boxes. (Hothsted Flakes! Frost = cold! Get it?) Star Wars Celebration runs from August 12-15 in Orlando, Florida. [StarWars.com via Super Punch]
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AP News can't differentiate between Han Solo and Lando Calrissian

Everyone was at the Empire Strikes Back party for St. Jude Children's Hospital in LA, from Ewan McGregor to Peter Mayhew. AP's video recap of the event is all kinds of greatness, even if they got their space pirates switched. » 5/22/10 6:17pm 5/22/10 6:17pm

The Empire Strikes Back: The film that introduced a generation to…

Thirty years ago, George Lucas sprung his Star Wars sequel upon a young moviegoing public that was simply unprepared for what they'd see: An unrelenting operatic downer, filled with pain, sacrifice, revelation, and loss. Good times. » 5/20/10 2:00pm 5/20/10 2:00pm

Han Solo Figures Out the Whole Brother-Sister Thing

Given its reputation as family friendly, the original Star Wars trilogy has a surprising amount of incest in it. While we noticed the problem with the Luke-Leia-Han love triangle early on, Mr. Solo didn't catch on until right here. » 4/27/10 8:30am 4/27/10 8:30am