Replace: A Lucasfilm rep Polygon that Kennedy’s quote was mistranslated. Kennedy mentioned a Lando spinoff is “one thing she’d love to do someday sooner or later,” however isn’t the subsequent film per se. The information was first reported by io9.
Unique story: Donald Glover’s Lando Calrissian is definitely considered one of Solo: A Star Wars’ greatest characters.
He’s so good, in truth, that Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy is teasing a Calrissian spinoff. Kennedy instructed Premiere Journal that the subsequent Star Wars anthology stand-alone movie will give attention to Calrissian, however didn’t say whether or not Glover will return to reprise the function.
“We expect that the subsequent spinoff might be devoted to Lando Calrissian,” Kennedy instructed Premiere. “In fact, there are nonetheless many tales to inform about Han and Chewbacca however Lando might be subsequent.”
It’s additionally unclear if Lando will obtain the identical remedy as Alden Ehrenreich’s Han Solo. Ehrenreich instructed Esquire journal in April that he signed on for 2 extra Han Solo motion pictures. Glover isn’t confirmed to look in these movies right now, however as Kennedy mentioned, Chewbacca will certainly return alongside his scoundrel greatest buddy.
Solo, the second stand-alone anthology film within the Star Wars franchise following 2016’s Rogue One, acquired divisive criticism this week. We referred to as the movie a definitive summer season film, praising each Ehrenreich and Glover for his or her performances.
Solo: A Star Wars Story might be launched on Could 25.