Donald Glover cast as Lando Calrissian

Donald Glover has recounted his first time meeting Billy Dee Williams – the actor who originally brought the suave and stylish galactic smuggler, Lando Calrissian, to life, prior to Glover taking on the role in the upcoming Han Solo anthology movie. Lucasfilm’s second venture outside the episodic Star Wars films will focus on the life and adventures of everyone’s favorite scruffy looking nerf-herder, as he journeys throughout the galaxy before Luke and Obi-Wan Kenobi first tapped his services in Mos Eisley. Originally played by Harrison Ford, the coveted role landed on budding actor, Alden Ehrenreich’s lap, with the prequel’s narrative presumably going to feature snippets of his training to be the prolific smuggler ...

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