Star Wars Has Found Its Young Lando Calrissian
What about those Colt 45 ads?
BY Matt Miller | Oct 23, 2016 | Film & TV
Donald Glover—best known for TV shows Atlanta and Community—will play young Lando Calrissian in the upcoming Han Solo Star Wars spinoff film.
"We're so lucky to have an artist as talented as Donald join us," the film's directors said in a statement. "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 apologise to Donald for ruining Comic-Con for him forever."
Glover has long been rumoured to be the top choice for the roll, originally played by Billy Dee Williams. In August, when the actor was still denying that he'd be playing Lando in the upcoming film, Glover said:
"I grew up on [Star Wars]. My dad was a big fan. I had all the toys when I was little. I had a Darth Vader with the lightsaber he has. It was cool. It's a dynasty. It's like the bible. I love that franchise."
Will he do those Colt 45 ads, too?
From: Esquire US