A Lando Calrissian 'Star Wars' Spinoff Starring Donald Glover Isn't Happening

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If a Lando film moves forward, what story would you like it to tell? Her comment should have read, "We would love to tell a story about Lando Calrissian one day, but it's not relevant", Premiere wrote. It is the second in a series of planned standalone "Star Wars" movies meant to exist outside the main trilogies.

Rumor started this morning of a Lando Calrissian movie as foretold by Lucasfilm head Kathleen Kennedy.

"Representatives later confirmed the mistranslation to i09, with the rep stating "[Kennedy] said it's something she'd like to do one day in the future".

He's not even hit the big screen in that dashing cape and riding boot combo, but Donald Gloover best get the deck stacked in Lando Calrissian's favour - both on and off screen. It seems like that story could be told in what's likely going to be Lando: A Star Wars Story.

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Thandie Newton is cool as his second-in-command and lover Val, but she's more an attitude than a character. He's Han Solo before he was beaten down and made selfish and cynical by the galaxy.

While doubts have swirled around Alden Ehrenreich, who takes on the title character, along with behind-the-scenes issues and questions as to the "point" of the movie, Glover's Lando has looked every bit as cool and charming as Billy Dee Williams' version, something the reviews have since confirmed.

'We think that the next spinoff will be dedicated to Lando Calrissian, ' the producer and film exec told France's Premiere. That being said - where the hell is our Obi Wan/Ewan McGregor movie, Lucasfilm! Directed by Ron Howard, Solo is the second Star Wars spin-off following Rogue One. The film dials back the clock to chronicle Han Solo during the early years of his life as he proves himself as a criminal and meets Chewbacca. The yet-to-be-titled Episode IX is slated for a 2019 release but beyond that it's just a rough sketch rather than a solid outline.

Solo: A Star Wars Story is out on May 24.

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