Oh Opie, you are such a tease.
Ever since he took over directing the Han Solo solo film in June,has been teasing Star Wars followers along with his tweets. He is . Of a parody espresso mug. Revealed a video (now apparently deleted) of himself throwing away some trash on the set.
And, to be honest, he is additionally given us some intriguing peeks, resembling that of, or a sure character’s colourful wardrobe.
However on Wednesday, Howard tweeted out each a picture and a brief video from the Han Solo film. The video is transient, and would not present a lot aside from some trailers and automobiles parked on the set. However it was the photograph that despatched some Star Wars followers into hyperdrive.
Howard’s photograph appears to indicate one of many helmets worn by Dying Star troopers sitting on a management panel of some form. Like, a management panel probably positioned on stated Dying Star, perhaps? Which should not have been, uh, absolutely operational if the Han Solo film takes place a few years earlier than the unique movie, 1977’s “Star Wars: A New Hope.”
To not point out that Han would not know of it earlier than that movie. Did he have a reminiscence failure, like when 1977 Ben Kenobi forgot he ever knew R2-D2?
However there are 1,000,000 methods to jot down round these information if Howard and crew actually wish to forged the famed final weapon within the movie. Perhaps this was a preview model, type of the mannequin house of Dying Stars. Perhaps they simply known as it by a distinct identify, like, oh, Starkiller Base (naw, who would do this?).
Howard, correctly, left issues to followers’ imaginations, captioning the photograph solely with “The Empire Looms Giant.”
Followers weighed in with reactions masking the whole lot from “Spaceballs” to Han’s famed “boring dialog” that ends with him warning Luke to organize for firm.
However one fan factors out that the Empire is sort of a one-trick tauntaun in terms of design, so this may not be the Dying Star in any respect. Nicely, what enjoyable is that?
Man your battle stations, followers. The Han Solo film comes out Might 25, 2018.
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