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Watch Han Solo Hand Over His Weapon In Latest Star Wars: The Force Awakens Footage

At the beginning of the newest TV spot for Star Wars: The Force Awakens John Boyega’s character, Finn, asks the same question that fans all over the world are asking themselves right now, "Are we really doing this?"

Yes, yes we are, Finn. In just 10 days The Force Awakens finally arrives in theaters. It’s so close you can taste it, but still far enough away to be frustrating. On the off-chance that you haven’t been sufficiently teased, tempted, and excited, check out the newest ad for the movie below. Be warned, the clip has the potential to include the best Han Solo one-liner ever, in case you don’t want to be spoiled.

The new spot gives us our leads, John Boyega and Daisy Ridley, looking sufficiently badass, but we also get an extended look at Han Solo interacting with both characters. The highlight is when Solo hands his blaster over to Rey, not because he’s afraid she can’t take care of herself, but rather because he’s confident that she can. Really, that’s just basic blaster safety. You don’t hand a weapon over to somebody who doesn’t know how to use it, she’ll just hurt herself. But as the TV spot shows, Rey knows how to fight, and we think she’ll be just fine.The line from Han Solo is great, but the look on his face is even better. This is probably the funniest thing we’ve seen in the film thus far and it’s great to see that the movie will have some of the humor and attitude that Harrison Ford brought to the original trilogy.

John Boyega’s Finn, on the other hand, is looking more than a little nervous compared to Daisy Ridley’s Rey. It’s interesting. As a former professional stormtrooper, one would expect that Finn is as ready for a fight as anybody. Instead, most of his scenes show him as a reluctant combatant at best. Maybe this is why he bails on being a stormtrooper in the first place. Does he spend the movie fighting the fear that comes with battle? Yoda taught us what fear leads to in a previous film; have we just learned more about Finn’s character arc through The Force Awakens, or possibly the trilogy?

How are you counting down the days to the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens? We figure there will be more than one movie marathon going on TV screens across the country. Unless, of course, you’re waiting to attend the one happening on the big screen. What are we all supposed to do for 10 more days?

Dirk Libbey

CinemaBlend’s resident theme park junkie and amateur Disney historian. Armchair Imagineer. Epcot Stan. Future Club 33 Member.