As The Wrap just recently reported that Lando Calrissian is set to make a return in the upcoming Han Solo Star Wars spinoff, rumors have since been swirling regarding who will play the selfless leader in the new film. At the top of the list, it appears to be Donald Glover.
Disney is currently meeting with a number of hopefuls who are eager to reprise the role, but according to Birth.Movies.Death, Glover is the studio’s first choice. If things go accordingly, much like when directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller met with hundreds of actors to cast the Han Solo part before hiring Alden Ehrenreich, their frontrunner, expect to see Glover playing Calrissian in a significant role.
As for now, this is all that’s been said regarding the casting of Lando Calrissian, but be sure to stay tuned for more.
Disney’s Han Solo Star Wars spinoff is currently scheduled for a May 2018 release.