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In pictures: The Art of Solo

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image captionThe new Star Wars film, Solo: A Star Wars Story, has just arrived in the UK and a book explores how the characters and sets took shape. The film tells the story of the early years of the sci-fi saga's Han Solo, played by Harrison Ford in the original films.
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image captionThe droid in the new film is called L3-37 and is played by Phoebe Waller-Bridge, who has received praise for her work following the film's first showing in the US.
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image captionThe production's concept art and sketches, storyboards and matte paintings include keyframe drawings like this one, which shows Han Solo with Chewbacca.
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image captionThere is also more detailed artwork, such as this image of the streets of Deadwood. The film, directed by Ron Howard after the original directors left mid-production, sees Solo beginning his pilot training and seeking a spaceship of his own.
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image captionThe Art of Solo: A Star Wars Story by Phil Szostak and Lucasfilm is published by Abrams Books.