Sorry, Lando Isn't Getting His Own Star Wars Movie Just Yet

Sorry, Lando Isn't Getting His Own Star Wars Movie Just Yet

I can't see a Lando movie not happening, considering both fan reaction to the glimpses of Glover's portrayal we've gotten in the Solo lead-up, as well as the fact that Glover is already signed on for multiple movies. Since the news first came out, Lucasfilm has commented about this news to Premiere: "We would love to tell a story about Lando Calrissian one day, but it's not relevant, it would be fun to tell the story of Han and Chewie". According to Premiere (via CinemaBlend), Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy spoke about the plans for a Lando-centric film in the near future.

Directed by Ron Howard from a script by Lawrence and Jon Kasdan, Solo: A Star Wars Story stars Alden Ehrenreich as Han Solo, Donald Glover as Lando Calrissian, Emilia Clarke as Qi'ra and Joonas Suotamo as Chewbacca. It's to tell whether this was a slip from the journalist or if Kathleen Kennedy revealed too much and is backtracking.

Donald Glover even knew he was the right choice and celebrated the casting in style himself.

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Those of you hoping for an Obi-Wan film, don't sweat it. His debut performance as Lando will be in Solo: A Star Wars Story, as he takes on the role made famous by Billy Dee Williams.

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When that might happen, though, is unknown.

It's nearly a no brainer to give the character and actor combination of Lando Calrissian and Donald Glover a shot at headlining a movie sometime down the line.

Lucasfilm might be planning a Lando Calrissian spin-off soon.

As told and re-told by French cinema publication Premiere, Kennedy acknowledged the reality that a Lando movie would be an enjoyable endeavor. Well, it's not impossible that Lando's film could be in 2020, with Obi-Wan's standalone following in 2021, as ComicBook also acknowledges.

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