Can we expect much of the old Han from, well, Old Han? “I can’t imagine that Han Solo would ever not be a smartass. On the other hand, I’d like to think that he is very different at 30 than he is at around 70,” says J.J. Abrams. “When you live a life, you’ve had loss, you’ve experienced love and family and epiphanies and tragedies and disappointments and surprises. Those things accumulate.” Image Credit: Jules Heath/2015 Lucasfilm Ltd & TM. All Rights Reserved.
Entertainment Weekly has released four new collector’s edition covers from their latest issue featuring Han Solo, Rey, Finn, and C-3PO and R2-D2.
Ridley’s first scene was less combative — the reaction shot of her watching a starship take off in the distance. “I was kinda terrified the whole way through, but the terror kind of went into casual nerves,” she says. “I remember it being boiling hot, and I remember it being just insane, that you drive through the desert and there’s this village and world you’ve never seen before.” Image Credit: Jules Heath/2015 Lucasfilm Ltd & TM. All Rights Reserved.
“It’s about looking for a greater purpose, rather than thinking, ‘This is the only thing I can do,’” Boyega says of his runaway stormtrooper. “He wants to change. He wants to make a difference. He’s trying to find some kind of moral dignity in this war.” Image Credit: Jules Heath/2015 Lucasfilm Ltd & TM. All Rights Reserved.
We still have no explanation for how C-3PO got that mysterious red arm, but the man inside the droid dubbed “Goldenrod” by Han Solo says this Star Wars film was more open to experimentation from the actors. “J.J. made a field, a playpen where you were allowed to take your time and suggest things, all within the budget, I guess,” says C-3PO actor Anthony Daniels. Image Credit: Jules Heath/2015 Lucasfilm Ltd & TM. All Rights Reserved.
Directed by J.J. Abrams. Screenplay by Lawrence Kasdan and J.J. Abrams. Produced by Kathleen Kennedy, J.J. Abrams, and Bryan Burk. John Williams will also return as composer. Stars Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Andy Serkis, John Boyega, Domhnall Gleeson, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Max von Sydow, Lupita Nyong’o, Gwendoline Christie, Peter Mayhew, Kenny Baker, Simon Pegg and Anthony Daniels.
‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ opens worldwide on December 18, 2015.