The Han Solo film has finally landed on its Lando Calrissian. Donald Glover will be playing the younger version of the galaxy’s smoothest character.
“These are big shoes to fill, and an even bigger cape, and this one fits him perfectly, which will save us money on alterations,” said co-director Phil Lord. “Also, we’d like to publicly apologize to Donald for ruining Comic-Con for him forever.”
We are all in on this casting choice. Not only does Glover have the right charisma, he is also an incredible actor. Currently, you can find him on the FX series Atlanta. If you haven’t checked it out, we highly suggest that you do. It is an incredible drama with comedic and surreal moments. Glover is also known for his part in Community and as a rapper under the name Childish Gambino.
There is still a lot to learn about next year’s Han Solo film. It will be the second of three planned Star Wars spin-offs. We won’t really know what quality we can expect until the release of Rogue One on December 16.
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