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The 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' writers explain that surprise appearance

The 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' writers explain that surprise appearance

“Solo: A Star Wars Story” has finally hit theaters, giving fans a chance to see the adventures of a young Han Solo years before he became the smuggler turned reluctant hero of the Rebel Alliance.

From Han’s first encounter with Chewbacca to their maiden voyage aboard the Millennium Falcon, the standalone movie features many moments that plenty of “Star Wars” fans have long wanted to see play out on the big screen. But it also features a surprise appearance that may have thrown some people for a loop.

[Warning: Spoilers for “Solo: A Star Wars Story” below]

One of the film's new characters, Qi'ra (Emilia Clarke), serves as both a love interest for young...

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