Donald Glover reveals his plans for Star Wars spin-off film about Lando Calrissian

The 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' star says "there's a story that you have to tell"

Ilana Kaplan
Wednesday 23 May 2018 17:07
SOLO: A Star Wars Story: Han meets Lando

Actor and musician Donald Glover has opened up about his thoughts about a possible Star Wars spin-off movie about his character Lando Calrissian.

Glover - who plays a younger version of the character in Solo: A Star Wars Story - revealed his ideas for Lando on Entertainment Weekly Radio.

"It would be cool to see, like, Frasier in space— like, a high-end guy in space," he said.

The actor added: "All of these characters are very specific and they have very specific points of view, so it’s always going to be fun to see them travelling around to a planet that is the opposite of what they’re used to. And all of that seems like it would be fun to write, for sure."

He also divulged that it "would be fun to be Lando again" and acknowledged the freedom that Solo: A Star Wars Story has granted the characters' story arcs.

"I would love to do it again," Glover said. "It’s really fun. The movie, I feel like, is wide open… I feel like, with the Skywalkers, it’s hard, because it’s almost like the Bible."

"There’s a story that you have to tell, and the lineage of that family," Glover continued. "I feel like out here its like, yeah, we’re just like hustlers and gamblers and space pirates, essentially, so you can do a lot more and have a lot more fun."

Glover isn't the only member of the Star Wars family to show excitement for Solo: A Star Wars Story.

According to director Ron Howard and actor Alden Ehrenreich, who portrays a young Han Solo, the original Solo star Harrison Ford has seen the film twice and "adores it."

"I had never heard Harrison [being] effusive about anything, and he was raving about it," Howard recalled to Variety. "He said, ‘Alden nailed it. He made it his own.'"

There are no official plans for a Lando spin-off just yet.

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