Donald Glover IS Lando Calrissian

Discussion in 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' started by OnTheAir, Oct 21, 2016.

  1. OnTheAir Wakandan Ambassador

    Joined:
    Oct 27, 2011
    Messages:
    4,738
    Likes Received:
    164
    DONALD GLOVER CAST AS YOUNG LANDO CALRISSIAN IN UPCOMING HAN SOLO STAR WARS STAND-ALONE FILM

    THE SMOOTH-TALKING SMUGGLER IS COMING BACK TO THE BIG SCREEN.

    [​IMG]

    Hello, what have we here?

    Donald Glover

    Lucasfilm announced today that Donald Glover, an acclaimed actor, award-winning writer, and Grammy-nominated artist, will be playing the part of Lando Calrissian in the still-untitled Han Solo Star Wars film, helmed by directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller. Glover will join Alden Ehrenreich — previously cast as Han Solo — in bringing two iconic Star Wars characters back to the big screen, but at a time in their lives previously unexplored. This new film depicts Lando in his formative years as a scoundrel on the rise in the galaxy’s underworld — years before the events involving Han, Leia, and Darth Vader in The Empire Strikes Back and his rise to Rebel hero in Return of the Jedi.

    “We’re so lucky to have an artist as talented as Donald join us,” said Lord and Miller. “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.”

    Glover is best known for creating and starring in the critically acclaimed FX series Atlanta (which had the highest premiere numbers for any basic cable comedy show since 2013), as well as for starring in four seasons of the show Community, and for his Grammy-nominated album Because the Internet, performed under the name Childish Gambino. In addition, Glover appeared in the Academy Award-nominated The Martian, and will be seen in the upcoming Spider-Man: Homecoming.

    The untitled Han Solo movie is set for release in 2018.

    http://www.starwars.com/news/donald...-upcoming-han-solo-star-wars-stand-alone-film
     
  2. NotSoLongAgo #spidermansolit

    Joined:
    Nov 29, 2009
    Messages:
    7,140
    Likes Received:
    2
    This is so ****ing awesome. Donald must be geeking the **** out right now. Spider-man and this?
     
  3. Slick Yup

    Joined:
    Dec 15, 2007
    Messages:
    3,962
    Likes Received:
    220
    I'm ok with this. Donald will do an excellent job.
     
  4. samsnee Ok

    Joined:
    Dec 28, 2006
    Messages:
    16,410
    Likes Received:
    5,417
    Ok let's see some Community gifs that properly encapsulate everyone's reactions.
     
  5. Lobo Liv is Life

    Joined:
    Jul 16, 2002
    Messages:
    37,379
    Likes Received:
    448
    I love this.
     
  6. Zero_Effect Registered

    Joined:
    Mar 23, 2016
    Messages:
    1,730
    Likes Received:
    6
    :funny:

    The Studio Exec ‏@studioexec1

    Congratulations to @dannypudi for being cast as a young C-3PO in the Han Solo movie.

    [​IMG]
     
  7. Zero_Effect Registered

    Joined:
    Mar 23, 2016
    Messages:
    1,730
    Likes Received:
    6
    [​IMG]
     
  8. Derrick9592 Registered

    Joined:
    Dec 22, 2007
    Messages:
    862
    Likes Received:
    1
    I'm so ready for this.
     
  9. DarthSkywalker May the Force Be With You

    Joined:
    Jun 16, 2004
    Messages:
    99,533
    Likes Received:
    13,469
  10. Sithborg Oooh, plot twist!

    Joined:
    Dec 6, 2013
    Messages:
    25,349
    Likes Received:
    8,671
    Yay Lando!!
     
  11. Broseph44 Witness Me

    Joined:
    May 26, 2012
    Messages:
    20,127
    Likes Received:
    1,183
    [​IMG]
     
  12. jokesonm3 Jokes For Short.

    Joined:
    Apr 25, 2015
    Messages:
    24,413
    Likes Received:
    31
    Little did he know

    [​IMG]
     
  13. Lobo Liv is Life

    Joined:
    Jul 16, 2002
    Messages:
    37,379
    Likes Received:
    448
    Now I want to see a pic of Alden and Danny together. I remember a short list of actresses, but not if anyone was picked Zoe Kravitz was one I believe. Want to see the three together.
     
  14. samsnee Ok

    Joined:
    Dec 28, 2006
    Messages:
    16,410
    Likes Received:
    5,417
  15. Brother Jack The Penitent Man

    Joined:
    Jan 11, 2008
    Messages:
    9,746
    Likes Received:
    631
    Perfect casting. I think he was born to play this role. The humor, the smoothness. He even looks like Billy Dee.
     
  16. Rick the Ruler yung carnivore

    Joined:
    Oct 8, 2016
    Messages:
    183
    Likes Received:
    2
    Yes! Donald rocks! Can't wait too see him in this role.
     
  17. MagnarTheGreat Web Ninja

    Joined:
    Jul 8, 2011
    Messages:
    12,593
    Likes Received:
    2,705
  18. Matt Mortem Karloff is King

    Joined:
    Sep 6, 2007
    Messages:
    18,518
    Likes Received:
    32
    I'm pretty excited about this. Never much watched Community, but Lando is my favorite Star Wars character so any Lando news is great news.
     
  19. NewYorkSpider EndGame

    Joined:
    May 12, 2006
    Messages:
    27,086
    Likes Received:
    136
    Love the casting. Glover will do great!
     
  20. Gianakin_ SW Prequels Defender

    Joined:
    Oct 12, 2006
    Messages:
    21,479
    Likes Received:
    0
    Great casting.
     
  21. Silvermoth Avenger

    Joined:
    Oct 31, 2006
    Messages:
    18,588
    Likes Received:
    2,361
    I hope he is still dressed like a funky soul brotha like when he first turned up. I think Donald would have a lot of fun with that interpretation of the character too
     
  22. Lencho01 Shazoogle! Shazoogle!

    Joined:
    May 19, 2010
    Messages:
    28,835
    Likes Received:
    1,909
    Have him sing funk too...

    [YT]Aud86OSqQ1w[/YT]
     
  23. Silvermoth Avenger

    Joined:
    Oct 31, 2006
    Messages:
    18,588
    Likes Received:
    2,361
    That is...unbelievably sexy
     
  24. scarlet-witch Stormborn

    Joined:
    Feb 4, 2016
    Messages:
    5,193
    Likes Received:
    1,008
    Donald Glover is the only actor cast in this that I'm interested in, tbh.
     
  25. Silvermoth Avenger

    Joined:
    Oct 31, 2006
    Messages:
    18,588
    Likes Received:
    2,361
    Me too to be honest. That said though they've barely announced the casting
     

Share This Page

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.
    Dismiss Notice
  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.
    Dismiss Notice
monitoring_string = "afb8e5d7348ab9e99f73cba908f10802"