Does 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' Have a Post-Credits Scene?

Solo: A Star Wars Story just had its big world premiere, and the first wave of reactions to Solo have been better than expected. However, aside from questions about the quality of the movie, fans want to know if another staple of these big blockbuster franchise universes will also be in play.

So: Does Solo: A Star Wars Story have any post-credits scenes?

In a word: no.

Something could change if Lucasfilm is holding a special scene back for theatrical release - but at this point, fans should be able to tell that not everything that exists in the Marvel and DC movie universes will carry over to the Star Wars franchise. Star Wars movies have never, ever, had post-credits scenes, and there's no reason to expect them to start now. At this point, throwing post-credits scenes into the films would seem like a direct copy of the Marvel formula; not to mention, there's very little to "tease" in a Star Wars button scene. So far the standalones have all been prequels, so we know where those stories lead; and the main line of Episodes are each approached as their own individual chapters, and the fandom would probably reject the idea of each film teasing the next one, with some gimmicky tease.

That's not to say that Solo won't contain some big surprises. Without dropping spoilers, it's already been stated that the film offers some big surprise cameos and reveals - all of which take place within the actual events of the film. No post-credits scene needed. As stated, Star Wars fans have generally been resistant to the idea of the franchise going the Marvel route, and since few of us want to live in a total clone-world of cinema, the distinctions between franchises are good to maintain.

SYNOPSIS: "Board the Millennium Falcon and journey to a galaxy far, far away in 'Solo: A Star Wars Story,' an adventure with the most beloved scoundrel in the galaxy. Through a series of daring escapades deep within a dark and dangerous criminal underworld, Han Solo meets his mighty future copilot Chewbacca and encounters the notorious gambler Lando Calrissian, in a journey that will set the course of one of the Star Wars saga's most unlikely heroes."


The cast includes Alden Ehrenreich (Hail Caesar!) as Han Solo Donald Glover (Atlanta) as a younger Lando Calrissian; Thandie Newtwon (Westworld) as Val; Emilia Clarke (Game of Thrones) as Han's childhood friend Qi-Ra; and Marvel movie stars Paul Bettany as crimelord Dryden Vos, and Jon Favreau as Rio Durant, Beckett's pilot sidekick.

Solo: A Star Wars Story hits theaters on May 25th.