Warning: the following post contains MAJOR spoilers for Solo: A Star Wars Story.
Darth Maul, a character that hasn't appeared in a Star Wars film since he got the lower half of his body sliced off by a lightsaber and sent hurdling off a cliff in 1999, is back in Solo: A Star Wars Story, and fans of the original trilogy are having trouble hiding their excitement for the return of the Sith lord. Don't worry, h
A lot of people asked me if Darth Maul has mechanical legs in Solo. Somehow I missed it. He does, my bad everyone pic.twitter.com/xp0OCRsxtW— Doug Fairchild (@DougFairchild) May 24, 2018
The inclusion of a character working behind the scenes of the entire film was something the writers thought of early on, which writers Lawrence Kasdan and his son Jonathan confirmed for Comicbook.com, but recently Ron Howard, the film's director, echoed that he wanted Maul in the film from the very beginning.
Wow - so pleased you picked up on and enjoyed the twists and new threads https://t.co/WJLZ6mIG71— Ron Howard (@RealRonHoward) May 31, 2018
From smooth spacecraft to bucket of bolts in less than 12 parsecs. Solo Design Supervisor James Clyne takes us behind the creation of The Kessel Run. #HanSolo https://t.co/4DkZDHFrBt pic.twitter.com/EEF193NmGP— Star Wars (@starwars) May 31, 2018
Solo: A Star Wars Story is currently playing in theaters, with the super secret, though not if you read this, Darth Maul reveal