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Thursday, 22 February 2018

'SOLO': INTRODUCING THE OLD/NEW 'FALCON'!


Back in the old days of the original Expanded Universe, acclaimed author James Luceno wrote a great backstory scene for his legacy tie-in novel Millennium Falcon where a young Han Solo discovered the Millennium Falcon for the first time, and knew that he had to have her - that his destiny lie with the magnificent yet beaten-up ship. With the upcoming Solo: A Star Wars Story, let's hope we get to see an on-screen moment that's both similar and subtly emotional.


Paying tribute once again to Ralph McQuarrie and Joe Johnston's 1975 evolving designs for the ship. the original version of the Falcon, owned by Lando Calrissian, looks more gleamy and new than we've seen before, alongside a back history that will surely be interestingly revealed.


More on the design here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cZAryCaRE3k&index=3&list=PL148kCvXk8pBjG-JOhlIU6rWzLyA2O2an&t=0s

The design history of the Falcon:

https://kitbashed.com/blog/a-complete-history-of-the-millennium-falcon

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