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Please use this thread to discuss any potential Han Solo (2018) movie toys.

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RS member Coreworld posted a link to a page that has designs of new vehicles even a rough sketch of the new Han Solo, while we don't know what they'll be used for, what do you think the chances of seeing them in the basic toyline are?
 
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Han looks like his clothes are too big for him. Very TESB, though.

That ship looks interesting. It has a bit of AT-AT head to it.
 
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Han looks like his clothes are too big for him. Very TESB, though.

That ship looks interesting. It has a bit of AT-AT head to it.
that AT-AT ship look bad*** I want one! Han's outfit looks way to similar to ESB and TFA. I was hoping for some all new kinda look for Han
 
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Yeah, I was going to say that design looks very familiar. Also looks like a couple older concepts will be reused again.

I feel the same, he couldn't have worn that outfit all his life. Just because he isn't wearing the same clothes doesn't mean we wont know it is supposed to be Han.
I hope this isn't another instance of "confusion". lol Be nice if we could see him in something different early in his career.
 
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I'm wondering if they are going to pull from the EU and give us Imperial Han rescuing Chewbacca ?
I'd hope so, hopefully they won't meddle too much with established lore, but then who knows? Seeing that speeder/pod mashup, I'm hoping to see Hans time as a swoop jockey explored and maybe feature an altercation with a scarred and bandaged future bounty hunter...
 
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nobody pointed out yet that two of the pics are the underbelly of the AT-AT upside down?:whistling:
 
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While I would like the Imperial background story as well, i feel they would want to distance themselves from that. And try something new(their own) take on it.
Keep him as a smuggler type all his life, and one time while transporting for the Empire he frees Chewy. Considering it would essentially take place between ROTS and ANH, it would be plausible for him to be on Kashyyk when he witnesses the brutality of the Empire. Thus decides to help somehow, freeing Chewy and his Family. Which leads to Chewy's life debt. Plus, by introducing the family, we might get to see them again! Or for the first time as Canon.

There is plenty of possibilities for this movie beyond just Han Solo, IMO.
 
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So, with the new Vintage collection hitting around the same time as this movie, will the Solo figures just be released in that line? Or do you think they will do a "budget" line as well? I've seen conflicting reports as to whether TVC will be the main 3 3/4" line when it is released.
 
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I imagine it will continue just like it has, with 5POA being the focus and SA being what it is. The only difference now, is that we'll find them at more places than just Walmart.
So for Han Solo, I'm guessing it will be just like the Rogue One release. 3-5 key characters in SA, with the rest being in 5POA line.

Unfortunately the new casting may cause some issues, particularly what versions will be released where. Many have been after a Lando update for years, but will Hasbro offer two different figures of two different actors? And which one would get the SA treatment first? Seems like that would be in the "confusion" territory. lol

In the old days before 5POA, we know what we'd be in for. Now it's not so clear. Personally, I don't need anymore figures of Han or Chewy regardless of who's likeness it is. However, if some of the secondary cast have an interesting look or part in the movie. I mat want them, who knows. I would have like an SA Chirrut...

That said, it's probably way too early to be speculating on this line. TLJ will be the focus going forward.
 
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While I would like the Imperial background story as well, i feel they would want to distance themselves from that. And try something new(their own) take on it.
Keep him as a smuggler type all his life, and one time while transporting for the Empire he frees Chewy. Considering it would essentially take place between ROTS and ANH, it would be plausible for him to be on Kashyyk when he witnesses the brutality of the Empire. Thus decides to help somehow, freeing Chewy and his Family. Which leads to Chewy's life debt. Plus, by introducing the family, we might get to see them again! Or for the first time as Canon.

There is plenty of possibilities for this movie beyond just Han Solo, IMO.

Didn't we already meet them in the Holiday Special?
 
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I imagine it will continue just like it has, with 5POA being the focus and SA being what it is. The only difference now, is that we'll find them at more places than just Walmart.
So for Han Solo, I'm guessing it will be just like the Rogue One release. 3-5 key characters in SA, with the rest being in 5POA line.

Unfortunately the new casting may cause some issues, particularly what versions will be released where. Many have been after a Lando update for years, but will Hasbro offer two different figures of two different actors? And which one would get the SA treatment first? Seems like that would be in the "confusion" territory. lol

In the old days before 5POA, we know what we'd be in for. Now it's not so clear. Personally, I don't need anymore figures of Han or Chewy regardless of who's likeness it is. However, if some of the secondary cast have an interesting look or part in the movie. I mat want them, who knows. I would have like an SA Chirrut...

That said, it's probably way too early to be speculating on this line. TLJ will be the focus going forward.

Think Kenner, only their legacy lives on through the traditional 5-POA on all their figures. Also, we want the return of the new massive Millennium Falcon. Why did I give away that big Millennium Falcon? I still have the original instructions, though.
 
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Anyone else have mixed feelings about buying a Han Solo figure that isn't in the likeness of Harrison Ford? To me, Harrison IS Han just like he's Indiana Jones - it will be hard to see an action figure with the likeness of another actor. I honestly have reservations about this movie and its product line right now...
 
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Anyone else have mixed feelings about buying a Han Solo figure that isn't in the likeness of Harrison Ford? To me, Harrison IS Han just like he's Indiana Jones - it will be hard to see an action figure with the likeness of another actor. I honestly have reservations about this movie and its product line right now...
I know the feeling. Not so much the toy because, well, there's several Han figures that don't exactly resemble Ford. :p Seriously though, since it's a young Han, I'm going to give it a shot, but I want to see him in action, and see if he can embody Han. I thought I was only going to be cautious with Rogue One, as the first spin-off, but I ended up loving it, and yet, now I realize that with each spin-off being it's own thing, I'm not sure what to expect each time. Though I'm kind of expecting something like the Han Solo spin-off to end up becoming a trilogy if it does well.
 
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Personally, I would love to see them begin & end this one in a similar fashion to a "special" episode of The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles, in that the movie is bookended by "current day" scenes of Harrison Ford as Old Han telling the story of his adventures to Rey & Finn aboard the Falcon - sort of a "deleted scene" from TFA during their trip to Takodana. I think it would really add credibility to the movie if they could get Ford to do it.

And seeing the pic of the bike, I agree - could it be we'll get the EU scene of Han and Dengar's swoop race? Would love to see that, although if any bounty hunters are present, Fett is a must in some capacity. Hopefully they can get Daniel Logan to play the part if he is in it.
 
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Anyone else have mixed feelings about buying a Han Solo figure that isn't in the likeness of Harrison Ford? To me, Harrison IS Han just like he's Indiana Jones - it will be hard to see an action figure with the likeness of another actor. I honestly have reservations about this movie and its product line right now...
Same here. However, I don't have mixed feelings at all. I have no interest in anything non Harrison Ford concerning Han, It's just how i feel about it. That said, i wont hate on the new Actor who portrays him. It just isn't my cup of tea, or meant for me.

I may buy a figure of him for customizing though, If he's SA.
 
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Anyone else have mixed feelings about buying a Han Solo figure that isn't in the likeness of Harrison Ford? To me, Harrison IS Han just like he's Indiana Jones - it will be hard to see an action figure with the likeness of another actor. I honestly have reservations about this movie and its product line right now...
No offense, just playing devil's advocate here as I see and understand your point, but what is difference for Han Solo and Lando for that matter, getting a new younger actor vs Obi-Wan, Anakin, Tarkin, and Mon Mothma having younger actors portraying them. I would include Boba Fett but I kinda agree with you w/ Boba Fett in AOTC.
 
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No offense, just playing devil's advocate here as I see and understand your point, but what is difference for Han Solo and Lando for that matter, getting a new younger actor vs Obi-Wan, Anakin, Tarkin, and Mon Mothma having younger actors portraying them. I would include Boba Fett but I kinda agree with you w/ Boba Fett in AOTC.
I would like to say, I could barely tell the difference between the Mon Mothma actress in R1 and the original, so that might be a bad example. That said, I actually didn't really think of it that way. I was fine with Boba myself, since I saw AotC as a teen and it just always ended up clicking that Boba was always a clone, so he was always Daniel Logan as a kid and Temura Morrison as an adult (even though he wasn't when Empire was made.).
 
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No offense, just playing devil's advocate here as I see and understand your point, but what is difference for Han Solo and Lando for that matter, getting a new younger actor vs Obi-Wan, Anakin, Tarkin, and Mon Mothma having younger actors portraying them. I would include Boba Fett but I kinda agree with you w/ Boba Fett in AOTC.
As far as Anakin and Tarkin go, Old Anakin and Young Tarkin were onscreen for such a small amount of time, there was nothing jarring about it. There's a reason they went the CGI route in Rogue One though, and to me, it worked fine. Now, in the case of Obi-Wan, I can see the point, although Alec Guinness as Kenobi, big as it was, is still not nearly as iconic as Harrison Ford/Han Solo. Add to that the amazing job Ewan MacGregor did - from the moment you heard his voice in the first teaser for TPM, you knew it would work. To me, young Kenobi has become one of the more popular characters of all the movies, never mind the prequels, and Ewan's performance was so good, I would have no problem with them aging him up to play a Force Ghost in Ep. VIII or IX if the plot calls for it.
 
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I hope we get a really great Falcon with all the interior.

And maybe even an AT from the pics.

I see a bit of X-wing PC game in the design of one craft. It looks like a Stormtrooper transport.

And I here that
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woody and emilia's roles are based off of characters from the Han Solo Trilogy novels


I hope we also see the Lady Luck at some point in the film. They used the ship model in Rebels. Maybe it will show up here too? :{D
 
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No offense, just playing devil's advocate here as I see and understand your point, but what is difference for Han Solo and Lando for that matter, getting a new younger actor vs Obi-Wan, Anakin, Tarkin, and Mon Mothma having younger actors portraying them. I would include Boba Fett but I kinda agree with you w/ Boba Fett in AOTC.
Never said I was okay with those switcheroos/recasts either. Boba Fett doesn't matter, no one ever saw under the helmet and he only had 10 minutes of screen time.
 

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No offense, just playing devil's advocate here as I see and understand your point, but what is difference for Han Solo and Lando for that matter, getting a new younger actor vs Obi-Wan, Anakin, Tarkin, and Mon Mothma having younger actors portraying them. I would include Boba Fett but I kinda agree with you w/ Boba Fett in AOTC.
No problems with it here, the film is set before the OT so recasting is necessary. You can't expect Harrison Ford who's 74 to play a young 25 year old version of himself or Billie Dee Williams to play young Lando, it's just not going to work and CGI would cost millions to fix every single bit of frame, not only that health issues have a major problem for the OT cast, I think the last time I saw BDW he could hardly talk.

We're in a new era where the newer actors will take on these roles for this film and beyond. Which is great news for collectors - we'll get lots of new action figures of the main cast.
 
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I have no issues with the recasts of the actors playing the characters that we grew up with. I thought Ewan played a great Obi Wan Kenobi. until we see the film and how the actors embrace the characters it's too early to decide.
 
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No offense, just playing devil's advocate here as I see and understand your point, but what is difference for Han Solo and Lando for that matter, getting a new younger actor vs Obi-Wan, Anakin, Tarkin, and Mon Mothma having younger actors portraying them. I would include Boba Fett but I kinda agree with you w/ Boba Fett in AOTC.
For me, it boils down to how iconic the character has become because of the actor. Likewise, whether an actor played a character in the same era / age range is important. Harrison was fairly young during ANH - so that's burnt into my memory. Not to mention, Harrison just played Han Solo in TFA, which remains fresh in many fans minds. With characters like Kenobi, decades had gone by between the OT and PT, and the previous actor was long gone. I don't mind them telling new stories with different actors, but I generally feel that Han's storyline is told and the prospect of a new likeness for an iconic character makes me wonder whether I'll want to collect for that movie. I honesty wish they'd step away from OT characters for these non-trilogy movies. I'm excited to collect TLJ figures, but I have no real excitement for the Solo movie as of yet...
 
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^ that's fair. I somewhat feel same way w/ recasting Batman and Spiderman etc. Part of me is thinking before Disney is done w/ sw, they'll redo the IT and i swear I hope I am wrong. But that seems to be the biggest MO in movie making now..reboot, and redo over and over
 
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So casting a young actor for classic characters is a way to cast that remake of it happens but again I HOPE NOT
 
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^ that's fair. I somewhat feel same way w/ recasting Batman and Spiderman etc. Part of me is thinking before Disney is done w/ sw, they'll redo the IT and i swear I hope I am wrong. But that seems to be the biggest MO in movie making now..reboot, and redo over and over
Another icon for me would be Sigourney from the Alien franchise - I cant imagine anyone else playing Ripley, so I'm happy they aren't jumping back in the timeline with her character in these new movies. Sometimes an actor so perfects embodies the character that they are attached to that character for the rest of their lives by fandom. Harrison has that with both Han Solo and Indiana Jones in my opinion. I'm not judging this new movie before I see it, it could end up entertaining - but the thrill simply isn't there for a recast.
 
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Seeing that speeder/pod mashup, I'm hoping to see Hans time as a swoop jockey explored and maybe feature an altercation with a scarred and bandaged future bounty hunter...
I cannot emphasise enough how much I am NOT hoping to see this. (Some ideas are best left non-canon)

And I here that
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woody and emilia's roles are based off of characters from the Han Solo Trilogy novels
Brian Daley trilogy I hope, rather than the cheesy later trilogy.
 

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So casting a young actor for classic characters is a way to cast that remake of it happens but again I HOPE NOT
They wouldn't be bothering with using the same OT actors in TFA/TLJ if they were ever going to remake the OT, in fact they would've done a whole reboot first before doing any other Star Wars films so I believe we're all safe, the only thing they'll do is splice movies here and there within the trilogy and beyond.
 
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No problems with it here, the film is set before the OT so recasting is necessary. You can't expect Harrison Ford who's 74 to play a young 25 year old version of himself or Billie Dee Williams to play young Lando, it's just not going to work and CGI would cost millions to fix every single bit of frame, not only that health issues have a major problem for the OT cast, I think the last time I saw BDW he could hardly talk.

We're in a new era where the newer actors will take on these roles for this film and beyond. Which is great news for collectors - we'll get lots of new action figures of the main cast.
Hence why they shouldn't be doing this. :rolleyes:

Yes, we are in a new era. An era where I thought we'd get actual NEW movies, about NEW characters. Not new Female versions of Luke, along with him as the torch passer...

When they decide to do something set n the KotOR era, or 100 year post TFA call me!
 
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This is just gonna be a bullet point of the character's pre-OT milestones with some callbacks and expendable new characters thrown in. Maybe the trailer will be brilliant and change my mind but who knows. I would rather Disney save the prequels and side stories for Netflix.
 
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Hence why they shouldn't be doing this. :rolleyes:

Yes, we are in a new era. An era where I thought we'd get actual NEW movies, about NEW characters. Not new Female versions of Luke, along with him as the torch passer...

When they decide to do something set n the KotOR era, or 100 year post TFA call me!
I'll at least give the Han movie this: I don't know what to expect. I unfortunately am already predicting we'll see the Kessel Run or some other major reference point from Han's past, but with Rogue One, we knew it involved a group of people that somehow gained the Death Star plans. We knew they got them and where they ended up. I did love Rogue One though for having some good characters that were well fleshed out for not having any previous time in any media. I'm at least hoping this spin-off can impress and surprise me.
 
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I'll at least give the Han movie this: I don't know what to expect. I unfortunately am already predicting we'll see the Kessel Run or some other major reference point from Han's past, but with Rogue One, we knew it involved a group of people that somehow gained the Death Star plans. We knew they got them and where they ended up. I did love Rogue One though for having some good characters that were well fleshed out for not having any previous time in any media. I'm at least hoping this spin-off can impress and surprise me.
But how does he end up on the kessel run? Is he being pursued? Taking part in a race? I hope to be surprised as a number of givens are turned on their head to give a new spin on the Solo mythos.
 
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The "Kessel Run" is merely a hyperspace route, in which he made good time. Most likely on the "run" from the Empire, or en-route to a delivery where time was an issue.
So if it is used, I would guess that is how it will play out. He's been hired to deliver a shipment, but it's time sensitive. Thus he needs to make the "Kessel Run".

At least i hope so. I have no interest in it turning out to be a 50K run, in support of Wookiee mistreatment! lol
 
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The "Kessel Run" is merely a hyperspace route, in which he made good time. Most likely on the "run" from the Empire, or en-route to a delivery where time was an issue.
So if it is used, I would guess that is how it will play out. He's been hired to deliver a shipment, but it's time sensitive. Thus he needs to make the "Kessel Run".

At least i hope so. I have no interest in it turning out to be a 50K run, in support of Wookiee mistreatment! lol
That'd certainly subvert my expectations.
 

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New pictures have surfaced of some land vehicles including Han's "Hanmobile" which is what I'm calling it that could be made into a toy. Very 1966 Batmobile like on the right side (Must be filming from one side)
 
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But how does he end up on the kessel run? Is he being pursued? Taking part in a race? I hope to be surprised as a number of givens are turned on their head to give a new spin on the Solo mythos.
The "Kessel Run" is merely a hyperspace route, in which he made good time. Most likely on the "run" from the Empire, or en-route to a delivery where time was an issue.
So if it is used, I would guess that is how it will play out. He's been hired to deliver a shipment, but it's time sensitive. Thus he needs to make the "Kessel Run".

At least i hope so. I have no interest in it turning out to be a 50K run, in support of Wookiee mistreatment! lol
The "Kessel Run" is the route taken to transport the "Illegal Spices" that are mined in the spice mines of Kessel. Han was a smuggler who was hired by Jabba to deliver the spice. He's pursued by the Empire and in an effort to same Chewbacca and himself from being captured by the Empire he dumps the spice. that's the Cargo that Jabba is furious about with Han for losing and that's why Jabba places a bounty on Han.

it's not a race or anything like that
 
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According to old EU now Legends, but we don't know what Disney has planned. I just didn't feel like writing the whole Wiki article on the subject.
 
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Yeah I just saw those as well G, I LOVE The look and feel of those! My sons are into cars and racing now AND Star w2ars and are at the age this could really set them off, I will want every speeder they make!
 
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