February 05, 2018 at 08:27 AM EST

Solo: A Star Wars Story

Sci-fi and Fantasy, Action
release date
Alden Ehrenreich, Donald Glover, Woody Harrelson, Emilia Clarke
Ron Howard

Who is Han Solo? After all these years, we think we know. But the expanded teaser for Solo: A Star Wars Story suggests otherwise.

“I may be the only person who knows what you are,” says Qi’ra, Emilia Clarke’s femme fatale character.

We get a grin from Alden Ehrenreich. It’s not the same half-smile, but it’s familiar enough. “What’s that?”

Even Solo may not fully see himself.

With this trailer, we get a little more of a window into the May 25 film: An alien horde, hostile otherworldly landscapes, galactic speakeasies, and a young guy trying to survive in a universe full of people ready to kill you.

“I’ve been running scams on the street since I was 10,” we hear him say. “Kicked out of the Flight Academy for having a mind of my own.”

What are the forces that forged the scoundrel? Overconfidence and good luck.

There even seems to be a nod to the upheaval during production, when filmmaker Ron Howard took over from original directors Chris Miller and Phil Lord: “Thought we were in trouble there for a second. But it’s fine. We’re fine.”

We’ll explore in more detail in this deep-dive gallery.

Meanwhile, here are the new posters:

Lucasfilm Ltd.
Lucasfilm Ltd.
Lucasfilm Ltd.
Lucasfilm Ltd.

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