According to CBS Los Angeles, the iconic smuggling ship kept nearly two dozen galaxy far, far away enthusiasts company as they waited in line for the best seats at the star-studded event to come. “We want to meet the stars, you know, front row, so that’s what it takes,” fan Luis Kezzer told CBS. “You have to be here 17, 18 hours, just to be in the front row. But it’s worth it, it’s worth it.”
Solo—a standalone Star Wars flick centered on the early adventures of Han Solo (Alden Ehrenreich), Chewbacca (Joonas Suotamo) and Lando Calrissian (Donald Glover)—will take place at Hollywood’s famed El Capitan Theatre beginning at 7 p.m.
Fans at home can watch a live stream of the night’s festivities on the Star Wars YouTube channel beginning at 8 p.m.
Solo hits theaters everywhere May 25.
More Must-Read Stories From TIME
- How an Online Pharmacy Sold Millions Worth Of Dubious COVID-19 Drugs — While Patients Paid the Price
- Why Literally Millions of Americans Are Quitting Their Jobs
- Meet the Women Participating in the Study That Could Change Future of Breast Cancer
- Inside the Battle for the Hearts and Minds of Tomorrow's Business Leaders
- An Innovative Washington Law Aims to Get Foreign-Trained Doctors Back in Hospitals
- Why the Ex-Husband of a Missing Chinese Billionaire Is Risking All to Tell Their Story
- Timothée Chalamet Wants You to Wear Your Heart on Your Sleeve