Disney is set to release a prequel film about Han Solo in summer 2018, and new details about the plot have emerged.
While speaking at the University of Southern California, Disney CEO Bob Iger revealed:
“You will...discover how he got his name.”
Many fans were shocked, as we've all operated under the assumption that the character brought to life by Harrison Ford was always Han Solo – however, this seems to confirm that he had a different name at birth.
“[The movie] picks up with Han Solo when he was 18 years old and takes him through when he was 24. There are a few significant things that happen in Han Solo’s life, like acquiring a certain vehicle and meeting a certain Wookiee that will happen in this film.”
We're super excited, but how do you feel about all of this?
I DONT WANNA KNOW HAN SOLOS REAL NAME BC THIS HAN SOLO ISNT HAN SOLO AND HAN SOLO WILL ALWAYS BE HAN SOLO JDHDHD pic.twitter.com/3XNPuui1bM— lucy (@heathlcdgers) March 24, 2017
My 3 best guesses at Han Solo's "real" name:— Dan Slott (@DanSlott) March 23, 2017
1. Han Yolo
2. Henry Jones Jr. (They named the dog "Han Solo")
3. Hugh Bacca
Han Solo's name not being Han Solo seems very un-Han Solo-ish. It's like finding out James Bond isn't really named James Bond.— A Star Wars Comic (@astarwarscomic) March 23, 2017
This is just enough information about the new Han Solo project to get us all riled up pic.twitter.com/v0BNRI7uyV— ScreenJunkies News (@sjnews) March 23, 2017