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Is There A Lando Calrissian Series On Disney+ In The Works?

Reports are suggesting that Donald Glover could be reprising his Solo role as Lando Calrissian for an upcoming Disney+ Star Wars series.

It looks like Donald Glover (aka Childish Gambino) could be reprising his role as a young(er) Lando Calrissian in a rumoured new Disney+ series. 

The actor, musician and comedian previously starred as the smuggler in 2018’s awesome Solo: A Star Wars movie, and might well be making a bigger and more detailed return to the role for a TV spin-off according to the Kessel Run Radio podcast (video below).

So, we’ve heard that Donald Glover is coming back as Lando in his own series,” they reveal.

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While Disney are yet to confirm the rumours, a Lucasfilm rep previously stated in May 2018 that a Lando spin-off is something she’d like to do one day in the future”. 

Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy had also pondered the possibility of a more Lando-focused project in the future – though she didn’t specify if Donald Glover would reprise his Solo role. 

We think that the next spin-off will be dedicated to Lando Calrissian,” she told Premiere. Of course, there are still many stories to tell about Han [Solo] and Chewbacca, but Lando will be next.”

As these current rumours were breaking, Grace Randolph – creator/host of the Beyond The Trailer podcast – announced that she had reported of Donald Glover’s potential return as Lando back in April.

Posted on July 23rd 2020, 2:00p.m.
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