When knee-deep into production, Solo: A Star Wars Story was marred by the fact that its directors left the project with mere weeks left from finishing filming. That sent a panic alarm to fans of the beloved franchise, and Han Solo, of course. As it is, the fanfare surrounding the project was kept surprisingly low, considering this is, after all, a Star Wars story and a Disney movie. Thankfully, at the eleventh hour, actor turned director Ron Howard stepped in to put his finishing touches on the Han Solo origin story. Before you catch it at the theatres, here’re 9 things you need to know about the movie.