Entertainment Weekly has recently confirmed that Donald Glover will indeed be portraying as a younger Lando Calrissian in the upcoming Han Solo film. The rumors were floating around for some time, however it wasn’t until today the rumor was confirmed. Lucasfilm has revealed that the film will feature Lando “in his formative years as a scoundrel on the rise in the galaxy’s underworld.”
Phil Lord and Christopher Miller had this statement about the project.
“We’re so lucky to have an artist as talented as Donald join us,” Lord and Miller said in a statement. “These are big shoes to fill, and an even bigger cape, and this one fits him perfectly, which will save us money on alterations. Also, we’d like to publicly apologize to Donald for ruining Comic-Con for him forever.”
The Han Solo film will premiere in 2018.
Source: Entertainment Weekly