UPDATE: These images have been removed at the request of LEGO.
Indeed, this relatively quick turnaround led many to assume that, in the name of synergy, Solo‘s first-look teaser would be attached to Star Wars: The Last Jedi, which has since become one of the highest-grossing films of all time ($1.18 billion and counting). Alas, that wasn’t the case, but a trailer is coming, and the folks over at Star Wars News Net have unearthed some new intel to tide us over.
As is often the case for a big-name blockbuster so far out from release, these alleged story clues have been lifted from the official LEGO set for Solo: A Star Wars Story, so don’t take SWNN’s findings as gospel. With that said, below you’ll be able to take a closer look at the original Millennium Falcon, long before the famous freighter lost its circular radar dish during the Battle of Endor.
There’s also a peek at the film’s old-school Stormtrooper, which appears to be a mix of the classic ‘trooper and those Imperial Scouts famous for zipping around Endor on their prolonged speeder bikes.
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The final toy set is also pretty interesting in that Star Wars fans believe it’s the same landspeeder originally teased by Ron Howard, who climbed on board Solo: A Star Wars Story in lieu of Phil Lord and Chris Miller.
Here’s a rundown of each LEGO piece, courtesy of Reddit:
75207 Imperial Patrol Battle Pack
75209 Han Solo Landspeeder
75211 Imperial TIE Fighter
75212 Kessel Run Millennium Falcon
Solo: A Star Wars Story has been penciled in for release on May 25th, and will surely be ready to unveil its inaugural teaser in the coming weeks. Stay tuned.
Source: Star Wars News Net