Solo: A Star Wars Story: Lando Calrissian's sexual orientation revealed

'Lando' Movie in the Works, Says Lucasfilm Chief Kathleen Kennedy

'Lando' Movie in the Works, Says Lucasfilm Chief Kathleen Kennedy

Rumor started this morning of a Lando Calrissian movie as foretold by Lucasfilm head Kathleen Kennedy. The quote was initially mistranslated and spread across the Internet as though a Lando film had already been officially confirmed-but representatives for Lucasfilm told Vanity Fair that there aren't any concrete plans just yet.

Premiere blames a miscommunication between Kennedy and the interviewer for the previous erroneous quote.

Speaking with Premiere France at the Cannes Film Festival premiere of "Solo: A Star Wars Story", Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy teased that a standalone Lando movie is being planned for the "Star Wars" movie universe following Glover's introduction to the franchise in "Solo".

Solo: A Star Wars Story is making its own Kessel Run toward theaters on May 25.

Lando Calrissian appears in the upcoming Han Solo movie played by Donald Glover, with it probably safe to assume he will be back for the new spinoff flick. It seems a misunderstanding took place and, while a Lando movie is "something [Kathleen Kennedy would] like to do one day in the future" it's not next on the agenda.

Beyond that, in case you haven't noticed, movies with black actors and actresses in the lead have been doing phenomenally well at the box office. "It would also be fun to tell the story of Han and Chewie". Consequently, when a report surfaced that supposedly revealed Glover's Lando as the focus of the next spinoff movie, it had a ring of truth, especially since it supposedly came from Lucasfilm's top tier. There's a fluidity to Donald and Billy Dee Williams' [portrayal of Lando's] sexuality. Directed by Ron Howard, Solo is the second Star Wars spin-off following Rogue One.

Alden Ehrenreich, 28, stepped into the role of Solo, made famous by Harrison Ford in the original "Star Wars" trilogy that began in 1977.

A Lando fan as a child, Glover said he was determined to land the role, despite the seemingly slim chances.

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