The Flight of the Falcon: The Forgotten Origin of the Millennium Falcon

There is probably no ship as synonymous with Star Wars than the Millennium Falcon. For over forty years, this so-called piece of junk has graced the silver screen in seven of the ten theatrically-released live-action films, and has been the focus of various stories, reference books, and even video games. In the lead up to the opening of the Galaxy’s Edge land at Disneyland and Walt Disney World, the ongoing Flight of the Falcon multimedia project is exploring the history of the Falcon up through The Last Jedi in anticipation of the ship’s role in the events of the Smuggler’s Run attraction. However, it is far from the first work to bear the name.

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