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Who was the character that appeared at the end of the movie?

Yes, it is the former Sith, Maul. Many people whom have only ever watched the films do not realize that Darth Maul survived after The Phantom Menace and where he reappears in the TV series, The Clone ...
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Age portrayal of Han Solo

Han Solo starts 'Solo' at age 19, and then the story jumps ahead three years when Han is 22 years of age. Solo: A Star Wars Story Alden Ehrenreich portrayed a younger Han Solo in Solo: A Star Wars ...
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Where did Han and Chewie take a shower in Solo?

Of course, they take shower on AT-Hauler while flying to Vandor. This ship has facility to take shower along with others such as carrying heavy cargo. Since their next target was Vandor, and they ...
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Planet at the end of Solo: A Star Wars Story

Numidian Prime From Star Wars databank, On the jungle planet of Numidian Prime, Han Solo famously beat Lando Calrissian at his own game -- cheating at the card game sabacc -- and walked away the ...
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Why are there Stormtroopers in Solo?

The movie takes place between episodes three and four. This is evidenced in a number of ways: They constantly talk about the empire. This didn't exist until Palpatine took over. Before that it was ...
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Why did she blow herself up along with the bridge?

The train line had to be blown up in order to get the cargo container off, as the cargo container essentially surrounds the train line. There might be a different mechanism to get it on and off, but ...
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Why did she blow herself up along with the bridge?

This kind of thing always seems like a rash move in films where characters are frequently rescued at the last moment against overwhelming odds (hasn't she seen any of the other films?). However, she ...
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Is the White Worm character from Solo, a reference to Bram Stoker's Lair of the White Worm?

Yes, Mother Proxima and The White Worms gang are homage to the novel! From Jon Kasdan's useless facts sheets, referring to Solo: A Star Wars Story via Jon Kasdan's Twitter Post. (See #2) And ...
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Age portrayal of Han Solo

According to Solo: The Official Guide, Han Solo is stated to have been born in 32 BBY. He is somewhere between 19 and 22 in the movie. As for Darth Maul, if you watch the credits, he is credited only ...
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Is Spice the same as spaceship fuel?

A quick comparison of the canon listing for both "spice" and "coaxium" on Wookiepedia confirms that they are not the same thing. In canon, spice is a narcotic, and there are several types, but all are ...
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Which Star Wars movies are required to understand characters and plot elements of Solo: A Star Wars Story?

I haven't seen it but looper explained it pretty well: Solo's story, however, is a done-in-one. You won't find any cliffhangers here, and you don't need to watch any previous movies to understand ...
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Why are there Stormtroopers in Solo?

Prequel trilogy (episode 1 to 3) has Clone Troopers. They are all flash clones of Jango Fett (Boba Fett's "father", although technically Boba is also a Jango clone), and they all look alike without ...
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Which Star Wars movies are required to understand characters and plot elements of Solo: A Star Wars Story?

I watched the film last night. I can confirm that you don't need to see any of the other films to enjoy this one. That being said, there are several references to the original trilogy that will escape ...
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Why did she blow herself up along with the bridge?

Val is pinned down by Viper Droids, and chooses to sacrifice herself for the mission. In the planning, they explain how Val blowing up the track is crucial to the mission. The train's upper and lower ...
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How did Han join the Empire at the beginning of Solo?

There was a recruitment advertisement playing over PA which goes like this, Be a part of something. Join the Empire. Explore new worlds. Learn valuable skills. Bring order and unity to the galaxy! ...
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Why the different TIE cockpit color in 'Solo, a Star Wars Story'?

Not having found any explanation anywhere, I come to the conclusion that indeed, it must be 'mood lighting'. As this image search demonstrates, on any footage of TIE cockpits, there are always red ...
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Which Star Wars movies are required to understand characters and plot elements of Solo: A Star Wars Story?

Although I agree with others, despite that Solo: A Star Wars Story tends to inform The Original Trilogy (A New Hope, The Empire Strikes Back, and The Return of the Jedi) and helps to full circle Han's ...
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How did Chewbacca end up on the planet Mimban?

There is some information in Solo: The Official Guide: "The Beast": Betrayal by a greedy bounty hunter has landed Chewbacca in Imperial custody on Mimban. The local Imperial officers there ...
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Why the different TIE cockpit color in 'Solo, a Star Wars Story'?

This is an advanced version of TIE fighter, which is known as TIE Brute or TIE/rb. The TIE/rb heavy starfighter, nicknamed the “TIE Brute,” boasts heavier armor and firepower than a standard TIE, ...
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How did Qi'ra get to Crimson Dawn?

Qi'ra was sold by the White Worms to the Crimson Dawn. From this article Throughout the film, Qi’ra attempts to protect Han from the truth about the life she's led in the three years since his ...
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How did Chewbacca end up on the planet Mimban?

Wookiepedia also expands on the previous answer: Following the reorganization of the Republic into the Galactic Empire, Chewbacca saw his people sent to work as slaves, or as miners in places ...
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