Will the next Star Wars spin-off focus on Lando?

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However, don't expect to see him having his own spinoff film for his role in Solo: A Star Wars Story as Lando Calrissian anytime soon.

Speaking with Premiere at the Cannes Film Festival, Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy confirmed the studio's plans for a Lando Calrissian movie. Turns out, Kathleen Kennedy and Lucasfilm's answer to that, despite being partly lost in translation, is: Sure.

Kennedy added, according to Première, that there are more stories to be told around Han Solo and Chewbacca, but that "Lando will be next".

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Excitement for the film is growing, and United Kingdom fans will get to see Solo: A Star Wars Story a day earlier than everyone else, with it set to hit cinemas on 24 May. So you can bet Lucasfilm is looking to diversify their roster of lead characters by letting Lando Calrissian lead the way.

Solo isn't even out, and already, people want more of Donald Glover as Lando Calrissian.

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Board the Millennium Falcon and journey to a galaxy far, far away in Solo: A Star Wars Story, an all-new adventure with the most beloved scoundrel in the galaxy. It seems a misunderstanding took place and, while a Lando movie is "something [Kathleen Kennedy would] like to do one day in the future" it's not next on the agenda. "When I heard they were making these, I told my agent, 'if they're making anything with Lando in it, I have to be Lando, '" he said over the weekend during a Solo press day.

Right now, Donald Glover is absolutely on fire and he's being singled out as the best thing about Solo.

Update: io9 reports that Lucasfilm now says that the quote may not be entirely accurate, but didn't deny the possibility of the Lando movie outright.

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