Two planets in Solo: A Star Wars Story have been confirmed outright: Corellia (Han’s homeworld), and Mimban, the swamp planet you may remember from the earliest days of the Expanded Universe. That would be the planet on which most of the action for Splinter of the Mind’s Eye takes place, which was the very first novel in the Expanded Universe, in 1978.
And by the way, I don’t throw the word “confirmed” around lightly. Corellia was revealed by Ron Howard via his social media posts, and Mimban was revealed in the recent Entertainment Weekly cover story.
A third one has been strongly hinted at: Kessel, of the infamous spice mines. That, again, was due to a Ron Howard social media posting.
Now, thanks to the commercial and the teaser for Solo – and one other source we’ve talked about before – we now have information that puts the planet total anywhere between four and six (with more potentially to come). I’m explaining it all on today’s podcast…