Rogue One also went on to make over $1.05B worldwide, so 'Solo: "A Star Wars Story" has a lot of catching up to do if it wants to be the top-smuggler in the galaxy far, far away. The film's cast includes Alden Ehrenreich, Woody Harrelson, Emilia Clarke, Donald Glover, Thandie Newton, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Joonas Suotamo, Paul Bettany, Ian Kenny, Warwick Davis, and Jon Favreau.
In the 1980s he moved into the fledgling computer graphics industry and from there came in contact with Star Wars creator George Lucas' film company. So much so, that the director reportedly reshot 70 percent of the movie.
Fans can livestream the event here. We caught up with some Star Wars fans outside of the premiere, and they did not disappoint-and neither will the film!
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As such, an avalanche of hot takes for Solo have started doing the rounds on Twitter, and for the most part they're actually pretty encouraging.
While official reviews for the film don't hit until 15 May, the social media embargo was lifted by Disney last night so fans who have managed to see the spin-off could share their reaction. Even the fears about Alden Ehrenreich, who reportedly needed an acting coach on set to help course correct his performance in the titular role, are no longer needed.
"For Star Wars or Indiana Jones or Blade Runner I think it is important to keep it traditional".
With Avengers Infinity War making records at the global box office, Solo: A Star Wars Story is up against a tough competitor.
The Jabba's Palace map made its first appearance in 2015's "Star Wars Battlefront" and the "Battlefront 2" version of the map appears to be the same one.