Solo: A Star Wars Story main character descriptions reveal interesting details

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Val: Played by Thandie Newton

"A member of Tobias Beckett’s criminal crew, the occasionally prickly Val is cool and self-assured without being flashy. Measured and methodical, she is a crack shot with a blaster rifle, and the most even-headed and capable member of the ragtag gang of rogues Beckett has recruited to undertake a foolhardy escapade in search of riches on the muddy battlefields of Mimban."

The more I learn about Val, the more I am looking forward to seeing her in action in Solo: A Star Wars Story. She gives a Trinity from the Matrix sort of vibe, which is a tremendous compliment.

Having a crack shot and someone quick with a blaster comes in handy when you’re infiltrating places under Imperial control. It appears that Val is neutral, probably doing this job to put food on the table.

"When she first meets Han, Val is far from impressed with the young Corellian, lacking faith and skeptical of his self-professed skills as a pilot."

Val is in for a rude awakening, with Han Solo being one of the best pilots within the galaxy — which we will see like never before in Solo: A Star Wars Story. 

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L3-37: Played by Phoebe Waller-Bridge

"A “self-made droid”, L3-37 has cobbled herself together using an assortment of components from astromechs, protocol droids, and countless other robotic sources, devising her own form and function to become something quite unique – with an impressive AI to match."

L3 seems to have a K-2SO like vibe to her and sounds a lot like Captain Phasma for some reason. As long as Ron Howard and company don’t make her a carbon copy female version of the droid from Rogue One, I’m totally on board.

"L3-37 is Lando Calrissian’s enlightened navigator and co-pilot. Her programming makes for an indignant, spirited and somewhat eccentric companion, who cares deeply about droid rights. With a mind of her own (after all, she built it) L3-37 is subservient to no one."

We get a taste of this relationship in the Han Solo prequel/sequel combo novel Last Shot, but I’m eager to see this dynamic duo together on screen.

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Enfys Nest

"“Enfys Nest is a female. It is not a big role, but it is important. She (the actress) worked closely with Woody Harrelson. She is signed for two more movies, presumably Solo sequels.”"

We’ve received conflicting reports on whether Enfys Nest is male or female, but does it matter? Well, unless “she” turns out to be Q’ira in disguise. We know that this character is a total gunslinger and will have a showdown with Han Solo. Sign me up!