Han, Chewie + The New Trio on Vanity Fair's Latest 'Star Wars' Cover

May 3, 2015
Source: Vanity Fair

Star Wars

The Empire Reboots! Is that really the bold, eye-catching headline Lucasfilm wants on the cover of Vanity Fair? Is the new Star Wars saga really being dubbed a "reboot" or is that just mumbo jumbo they threw on there to sell magazines? Who knows. Vanity Fair has unveiled a new cover shot photographed by Annie Leibovitz showing Han and Chewie (Harrison Ford + Peter Mayhew) sitting with two new guys: Daisy Ridley as Rey, John Boyega as Finn, and BB-8 as BB-8. Yes, I'm including BB-8 as part of the new "trio" even though Oscar Isaac as X-Wing pilot Poe is missing from this cover. It's a cool shot and the best part is that Leibovitz has taken even more photos, and more will be revealed once the magazine is on stands. Woot.

Here's the first of many cover shots revealed by @VanityFair today featuring the new Star Wars cast:

Star Wars Vanity Fair Cover

You can still catch the second teaser trailer for The Force Awakens here in our Star Wars category.

Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens, continuing the beloved original trilogy about Luke, Leia, Han & Chewie that ended in 1983, is directed by J.J. Abrams, of the films Mission: Impossible 3, Star Trek, Super 8 and Star Trek Into Darkness. The screenplay is written by Lawrence Kasdan (Empire Strikes Back, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Return of the Jedi, The Big Chill, The Bodyguard) and J.J. Abrams, with Kathleen Kennedy from Lucasfilm producing. This debut is the beginning of a brand new saga, with another trilogy planned for this storyline, not to mention other standalone movies in this universe. Disney, after acquiring Lucasfilm, will release Star Wars: The Force Awakens in theaters worldwide on December 18th, 2015.

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Reader Feedback - 9 Comments


Classic Annie Leibovitz. Everyone looks great!

DAVIDPD on May 3, 2015



Sascha Dikiciyan on May 4, 2015


*Sigh* Dick.

Mark Brackney on May 10, 2015


Shouldn't Finn be sweating and panting?

cuckoozey on May 4, 2015


Doesn't Chewie age? He's like 250 in dog years

TheOct8pus on May 4, 2015


Yeah, even a wookie should get a little grey at some point!!

theslayer5150 on May 4, 2015


Kinda like this....

TheOct8pus on May 5, 2015


Well, in all seriousness, his eyeliner DOES-look darker, and his fur does look an awful-lot longer (and lighter).......

Mark Brackney on May 9, 2015


Damn, Han Solo is OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOLD...........

Mark Brackney on May 9, 2015

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