Donald Glover To Star As Lando Calrissian

To be a part of the Star Wars franchise is a dream that many people share. Donald Glover gets to realize this dreams. Donald is one of the fans of the Star Wars franchise. One of his favorite action figures was Lando Calrissian. He has recently been announced as the actor to play the role of a young Lando. Donald is honored to have been chosen for one of the iconic roles in the Star Wars franchise. This is perhaps the film that shows part of the history Han Solo and Lando share which include how Han has won the Millenium Falcon from Lando.

 

While Billy Dee Williams, the original Lando, is not as big of a star as Harrison Ford, Donald is still going to have to fill some large shoes. Billy Dee Williams has made the role his own with his own charm. Donald is going to have to bring his A game when it comes to bringing the character back to life. Speaking of Lando, one might wonder why there doesn’t seem to be any talk of bringing Billy Dee Williams back in his iconic role in one of the episodes.

 

One question that remains to be answered is the approach they are going to take with the Han Solo movie. Rogue One has been approached as a mixture of war movie and heist story. Maybe the direction they can go with the upcoming Han Solo movie is a comedy. After all, Han Solo has always been played with some kind of witty humor. One scene that comes to mind is when Han Solo is chasing some storm troopers down the hall of a space station only to meet up with a few more storm troopers. No matter the direction they take, the stars are going to have some large shoes to fill.

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