The Legends of Star Wars live on in Solo: A Star Wars Story.
First, a brief history lesson: Not long after Disney acquired Lucasfilm in 2012, the new corporate parent made a controversial decision. The Star Wars Expanded Universe, a timeline of events outside the movies that was chronicled in books, comics, video games, and more, would be no more.
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The various forms of media from that timeline would be re-branded as “Legends” to avoid confusion. Meanwhile, all future books, comics, games, etc. would fold into a new and improved Star Wars canon, grounded by the movies and the Clone Wars TV series (Rebels didn’t exist at that point). Read more…