It's a glorious time to be a Star Wars nerd.

We have multiple new movies to look forward to in the years ahead, including more sequels to "The Force Awakens" and a new lineup of "Star Wars Anthology" spinoffs. One of those spinoffs is an untitled 2018 film featuring the coolest smuggler in the galaxy, Han Solo.

That's right, even as fans mourn Han's fate in "The Force Awakens," the hero will be getting a second lease on life as a new actor straps on Harrison Ford's blaster. Check out our list of five important things to know about this highly anticipated new movie.