Lucasfilm has clearly been long aware of his appeal, as the video of Glover giving a tour of Lando's Millennium Falcon (cape room included) was created to give fans exactly what they want.
When that might happen, though, is unknown. During the promotion of Solo: A Star Wars Story at the Cannes Film Festival, the prolific producer told the magazine Première that Lando would be the next character to lead a movie, according to Fortune.
However, as fans began celebrating the news on social media, a LucasFilm representative was forced to clear up the claims, insisting Kennedy's remarks had not been accurately translated.
Lucasfilm did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
Much of the narrative focuses on the Han chasing the love of his life Qi'ra, desperate to be reunited after they're tragically split up in the opening stages of the film.
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You have to admit, people are extremely apprehensive that this 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' is going to be good. "It would also be fun to tell the story of Han and Chewie..." . What character would you most like to see from any era in their own standalone film?
The next film that will come from the studio in the Star Wars series is Episode IX, which is slated to come out in 2019.
Watch the new trailer for Solo: A Star Wars Story and see it in theaters May 25. Right now, Donald Glover is absolutely on fire and he's being singled out as the best thing about Solo. I mean, I would have loved to have gotten a more explicitly LGBT character into this movie. "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.
It's now unknown what Billy Dee Williams thinks about all this - last we checked, his one and only passion was the power of Colt 45. "I'm the first woman of color to have a prominent role in the Star Wars legacy", she told Radio Times last month.