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Rogue Two

EW HITS LIGHT SPEED WITH ALDEN EHRENREICH AND JOONAS SUOTAMO AS THEY SUIT UP AS HAN SOLO AND CHEWBACCA IN SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY. READING TIME: LESS THAN 12 PARSECS.
Joonas Suotamo and Alden Ehrenreich photographed exclusively for Entertainment Weekly by Eric Ray Davidson on May 11, 2018, in Los Angeles

THE FIRST THING THEY DO IS SHARE A BEAR HUG—ALTHOUGH “WOOKIEE HUG” IS MORE ACCURATE.

It’s the morning after the premiere of Solo: A Star Wars Story in Los Angeles, and the new Han Solo, ALDEN EHRENREICH, stares up at the (relatively) new Chewbacca, JOONAS SUOTAMO (pronounced YOH-nuss SWAH-tah-mo), with a crooked grin on his face. It’s the end of a long journey for both of them, but in a way it’s also just the beginning. Ehrenreich, 28, is bringing to life the early years of Han’s story, while Suotamo, 31, is the Wookiee version of bookends. The seven-foot Finnish basketball

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