The upcoming Solo: A Star Wars Story saw pre-sales double that of Black Panther, Fandango announced this week. That's an impressive headline, but it's also just in the first 24 hours. So we'll have to see (or not) whether that number holds up beyond Day 1. But in any event, it's not an unimpressive feat.

Fandango said the Solo pre-sales have trailed only Infinity War this year. Solo tickets went on sale on the evening of May 3, Black Panther tickets were available Jan. 8.

A couple other tidbits released by Fandango after surveying 1,000 "interested moviegoers":

  • 85% say that Han Solo is one of their favorite "Star Wars" characters
  • 76% can't wait to see Alden Ehrenreich as young Han Solo
  • 73% are particularly excited to see Donald Glover as young Lando Calrissian

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

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