Solo: A Star Wars Story is officially just a week away. Press screenings are in the book and in a shooting turn, the hype is real for this quite shaky spinoff. We’ve seen the trailers, TV spots and everything else released for film, but how exactly did everything go behind-the-scenes with its pretty troubling production? While a new featurette doesn’t chronicle that exact story, it does show us the good of the filming, which looked like quite a bit of fun.
As this film has approached its release date, I’ve become increasingly excited for what it has to offer. Of course, with all the unfortunate struggles it went through last year, I have some hesitancy, but the trailers have slowly washed that away, which has led me to that kind of excitement that makes me once again realize why I love Star Wars so much. Sure, it’s going back to the well a bit with using the character of Han Solo and those important to him (Chewbacca, Lando, the Falcon), but you can’t sit there and tell me you aren’t at least slightly interested in the early days of our favorite smuggler?
I haven’t actually watched the following featurette simply because I just don’t want to see anything more until the film. I want everything possible saved for that first experience. I will say that I can’t wait to watch the video as I’m a big fan of bts footage. Seeing an everyday film come together is magical, but seeing a Star Wars movie come together, that’s once every so often.
So if you do check out the following video, please let me know in the comments what kind of footage is shown and if anything is “spoiled,” because if not, I’ll be heading to my nearest video outlet to watch it. What kind of excitement do you have for Solo? Have you liked the trailers? Why or why not? Directed by Ron Howard and starring Alden Ehrenreich, Donald Glover, Emilia Clarke, Woody Harrelson, Thandie Newton, Phoebe Waller-Bridge and Paul Pettany, Solo: A Star Wars Story hits a theater near you on May 25th.