Meeting Han Solo himself

Meeting Han Solo himself

Even if you're not a Star Wars fan, you've probably heard of Han Solo.

The space pirate is one of the best loved characters from the original Star Wars movies and for actor Harrison Ford, it was his ticket to superstardom.

He also found a place in the heart of Kate Rodger who could not wait to meet him in Sydney.

One week ahead of the New Zealand premiere of much anticipated The Force Awakens, Story went to Sydney to find out what it was like returning to the iconic character and whether director J.J. Abrams will deliver and live up to fans' expectations.

Watch the video for the full Story report.