Han Solo Film: New Photos Indicate Han Has Been Outrunning Imperials for a Long Time!

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More stunt-scene photos have been released from the filming of the Han Solo film which show Alden Ehrenreich’s stunt-double trying to avoid some “Imperial entanglements”. Proceed past the jump (to lightspeed) to check them out and read our speculation about this particular scene!






When we first met Han in A New Hope, he arrogantly boasted about his ability to outrun Imperial forces.


“I’ve outrun imperial starships. Not the local bulk cruisers, mind you. I’m talking about the big Corellian ships now.”

– Han Solo in A New Hope


Well it appears that Han has been used to being chased by Imperials even before his days as Captain of the Millennium Falcon. These new photos suggest he is running from them in a landspeeder!


The photos come to us courtesy of DailyMail.




As you can see in the three photos above, all of which have a stuntman Han Solo in place of Ehrenreich, Han appears to have a white vest over a black shirt, contrasting his look from A New Hope.




Imperial speeders (marked with a white Imperial Crest of the Empire) lead us to believe that Han isn’t joy riding or racing, but being chased down by Imperial Forces. The extras with the white suits covered with robes are definitely stormtroopers as our source also told us yesterday. As we previously reported, recent photos provided to us from the set showed what appear to be Imperial structures, almost like bunkers. It’s looking more and more like Han has found himself in Empire territory and something has transpired which leads him to being chased by stormtroopers on landspeeders.



The complete photo set is courtesy of DailyMail.com UK and can be seen here.


What do you think of these photos? Do you think Han has once again found himself outrunning imperials, but on a smaller scale? It will be interesting to see if he can outrun them without the Falcon! Leave your comments below!



Special thanks to @yeahclarke for the heads up.



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John Hoey is the Lead Editor and Senior Writer for Star Wars News Net and the host of The Resistance Broadcast podcast

"For my ally is the Force, and a powerful ally it is."

John Hoey

John Hoey is the Lead Editor and Senior Writer for Star Wars News Net and the host of The Resistance Broadcast podcast"For my ally is the Force, and a powerful ally it is."

20 thoughts on “Han Solo Film: New Photos Indicate Han Has Been Outrunning Imperials for a Long Time!

  • May 22, 2017 at 10:37 pm

    I am not 100% about these transports.

  • May 22, 2017 at 10:44 pm

    speeders… they have wheels and the driver is behind a steering wheel. that looks so weird in a starwars movie.

    • May 22, 2017 at 10:53 pm

      ok saw other pictures on another site.. the steering wheel is green , curious how they solve that in post.

      • May 22, 2017 at 11:03 pm

        Luke’s landspeeder and others over the years had wheels too, they edit them out in post-production (at one time they used vaseline over the lense to blur it out!). This will end up being a hovering speeder for sure.

        • May 23, 2017 at 2:21 am

          yes.. i know the vasaline ” orange forcefield ” story.. everyone knows.. it was the steering wheel that caught my surprise. wich i replied on already myself.

      • May 23, 2017 at 1:34 pm

        It appears to be only a small section of the steering wheel is painted green. With that digitally removed the remaining will look more like flight grips. I’m assuming that the full wheel was required for safely.

        • May 23, 2017 at 1:57 pm

          thats it! like lukes landspeeder.had also half a wheel.

  • May 22, 2017 at 11:03 pm

    Even though we haven’t seen the planet in canon yet, to me all of these vehicles evoke a strong Correllian aesthetic based on the Falcon: big blocky, beefy and industrial.

  • May 22, 2017 at 11:08 pm

    Not that impressive to outrun a guy in a Zamboni.

    • May 24, 2017 at 2:27 am

      ahahahaha Imperial Zambonis

  • May 23, 2017 at 12:23 am

    I’m sure I’ll like this movie. My kids are going to love it! I’m not picky.

  • May 23, 2017 at 3:32 am

    Must be where he learns the steal the trooper armor trick that is so cliché in the films now. No idea if this film will be better than R1 but long as it’s better than TLJ then I’m happy and they’d have to have Rhianna sing the theme song (Hi, JJ!) or something to have it suck more than the ST.

    • May 23, 2017 at 3:13 pm

      LOL. Wow. You are sad. You are just rooting for one film to be better than another? Must really suck to be you.

    • May 25, 2017 at 12:03 am

      Why does Han Solo need to be better than another film that isn’t out yet and you haven’t seen, regardless? Wouldn’t it be better if Han Solo was good and TLJ was also good?

      That said, anyone with rose-colored glasses thick enough to look at the prequel trilogy and say that the ST would be in objectively better hands under Lucas’s direction is deluded, so whatever floats your boat.

      • May 25, 2017 at 2:13 pm

        The ST would’ve been objectively better if they had used Lucas treatments for them regardless of who ended up directing them. The problem isn’t the direction. The Prequels are more in the spirit of Star Wars than TFA will ever be.

  • May 23, 2017 at 4:21 am

    The bit that interests me the most is that the Daily Mail article reports that Diego Luna was on set. It would be awesome if he had some small part in this movie.

  • May 23, 2017 at 6:41 am

    Who would win in a race between a giant remote control, stapler and flash drive? The Han Solo movie will answer that age-old question.

    • May 23, 2017 at 2:21 pm

      Don’t know but I’d be rooting for the stapler because they are retro. Flash drives are for PT fans.

  • May 23, 2017 at 12:31 pm

    Is that Simon Pegg in the tank?

  • May 24, 2017 at 5:08 pm

    Since Han Solo doesn’t believe in the force, they can’t really include any force related stuff.

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