Han Solo is back in the spotlight in a major way thanks to Solo: A Star Wars Story.

The origin story sees the space cowboy made famous by Harrison Ford in the original trilogy and Star Wars: The Force Awakens reinterpreted by rising star Alden Ehrenreich.

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“There’s something about the renegade, lawless attitude that he has,” Solo star Woody Harrelson says of the iconic character in PEOPLE’s special issue, Star Wars: The Secrets of Solo (available for purchase now).

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Costar Emilia Clarke adds, “He has humor, he has charm, he has wit.”

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Solo director Ron Howard meanwhile says that Han Solo ” is in many ways on his own and yet there’s a desire to connect and be a part of something.”

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Solo: A Star Wars Story also stars Donald Glover as Lando Calrissian, who was played by Billy Dee Williams in the original trilogy.

The film flies into theaters May 25.