Saturday, August 16, 2014

Rumor: What Will Han Solo and Chewbacca be Flying in Episode VII

By: Dominic Jones

It seems there has been a major leak at the set of Star Wars Episode VII as new information continue to pour in.  The latest comes from Bad Ass Digest.  Now, this isn't a major plot detail and has been alluded to in prior rumors, but we will still issue an official SPOILER ALERT! If you don't want to know anything about the movie before it comes out, stop reading now!
Ok, if your still with me then you probably remember a plot rumor from a few weeks back which stated that Han Solo will NOT be flying the Millennium Falcon at the start of Episode VII (a subsequent rumor stated that Oscar Isaac's character will in fact be the one at the helm of the Falcon at the start of the film).  Now it is being reported that Han and Chewie will be flying a Super Star Destroyer at the start of the film.

According to Bad Ass Digest,
According to my sources Han and Chewie are piloting a Super Star Destroyer. I wasn't 100% sure on this, but the image of Han with Imperial rank sells me.

I believe the Falcon is in the hands of Oscar Isaac's character, who is very much the Lando Calrissian of this movie - all the way down to wearing a cape. 

There are other familiar spaceships in this movie, including three variations on TIE Fighters. There's the classic design, the TIE Interceptor and a new generation TIE Bomber - the pods on these are stacked, not side-by-side.

Oh, and back to Han - you will get to see him use a lightsaber once again.

Very interesting.  Personally I'm not thrilled at the idea of our heroes flying ships associated with the Empire (unless it's an undercover mission), it always bugged me when they did that in the old Legends EU.  That being said, as with all rumors, I will withhold judgement until I see the film.

As always, this is just a rumor until confirmed or denied by Lucasfilm or Disney.

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