“Lando” was introduced to Disney traders as an “occasion sequence” again in December 2020, with writer-director Justin Simien (“Pricey White Individuals,” “Unhealthy Hair”) connected. In an look on “Jimmy Kimmel Stay” in late March of this yr (see above), Glover himself appeared to substantiate that he nonetheless had a “Lando” mission in growth at Disney+, joking that Kimmel was “telling all [his] enterprise,” however then saying, “No, yeah. I’ve a whole lot of issues. I wish to blossom then go away.”
Outdoors the “Star Wars” franchise, Glover does stay a busy dude. The third season finale of his FX sequence, “Atlanta,” simply aired this month, and the present’s fourth and ultimate season is coming this fall. He additionally has his Prime Video sequence, “Mr. and Mrs. Smith,” on the way in which, which was initially set to reunite him with Phoebe Waller-Bridge, who performed his Millennium Falcon co-pilot, L3-37, in “Solo: A Star Wars Story.” It is now transferring ahead with Maya Erskine within the Mrs. Smith position as an alternative.
There’s additionally Glover’s musical profession as Infantile Gambino, whereas Simien has been in any other case occupied within the Mouse Home with a brand new live-action “Haunted Mansion” movie. So it is comprehensible why growth on “Lando” could be slow-going. It is all the time attainable that “Lando” might fall by, however Kennedy additionally stated, “There’s all the time a future for Solo,” and neither she nor Glover appear to have given up but on “Lando,” both.