Donald Glover has lastly given an replace on the Lando Disney+ TV present that is been in improvement for the previous couple of years. Spinning off from 2018’s Star Wars: A Star Wars Story, the expectation has been that Glover will reprise his position as younger Lando Calrissian in an journey all his personal. Nevertheless, it appears the actor and producer is sort of decided to ensure a Lando present could be proper with a narrative value telling earlier than formally transferring ahead.
Talking to GQ about his most iconic characters throughout movie and tv, Glover talks about his position as Lando and the potential to deliver him to the small display screen together with his personal Disney+ TV present. He additionally confirms the collection is certainly nonetheless in improvement after being introduced in 2020 by Lucasfim president Kathleen Kennedy, in addition to what it will take to formally transfer the collection ahead:
“I imply I might like to play Lando once more. It is a enjoyable time to be him. It simply must be the correct strategy to do it…I am not all in favour of doing something that is simply gonna be like a waste of my time or only a paycheck. So it simply must be the correct factor, which I feel it might be…So yeah I imply, we’re speaking about it.”
Glover ends the Lando section by saying he cannot actually share extra with out Kennedy “looking him down”, so it does seem to be there’s ongoing progress. Everything of the interview will be seen under (dialogue on Lando begins at 6:45):
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It is no secret that Glover is one in every of Hollywood’s busiest actors and producers. Not solely have longtime tasks akin to Atlanta lately concluded, however Glover’s ongoing take care of Amazon Studios and first collection for the streaming platform entitled Swarm lately premiered in March. He is additionally set to star in a brand new model of Mr. and Mrs. Smith and reportedly has a take care of Sony to star and produce a film primarily based on the Spider-Man villain often called the Hypno-Hustler.
With a lot taking place all of sudden, it is no surprise that Glover needs to ensure that a Lando present might be value his time earlier than he totally dives in. Fortunately, he cares sufficient concerning the character and his personal work as a filmmaker to not soar in instantly. As Glover notes within the interview, time is treasured for everybody which is why he needs to ensure a Lando present has all the things it must be profitable and of the best high quality.
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Fortunately, it appears as if talks are nonetheless taking place between Glover and Lucasfilm, an replace which is sort of promising after such an extended interval of radio silence at a time when different tasks have been canceled. A Lando Disney+ TV present will not be but a carried out deal or assured for Donald Glover. Nevertheless, it definitely appears as if he is prepared to return and put within the work to ensure an journey starring younger Lando Calrissian is as entertaining as it may be.