Star Wars boss wants to give Lando his own movie after all

Star Wars Writer Confirms Lando Is Pansexual in'Solo

The "Star Wars" movies have thus far been more interested in representing droids and alien life than the LGBTQ community - but in the new film "Solo: A Star Wars Story", that precedent may be changing.

"(Kennedy) said it's something she'd like to do one day in the future", the spokesperson tells Entertainment Weekly. Not before another Han and Chewie movie.

Premiere blames a miscommunication between Kennedy and the interviewer for the previous erroneous quote.

Sorry, Obi-Wan Kenobi fans, Lando Calrissian will be the next Star Wars spinoff movie.

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Lando (played by Billy Dee Williams) was full of charm in the "Star Wars" original trilogy movies and even flirted with Princess Leia (Carrie Fisher) right in front of Han Solo in "Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back".

The latest round of "Star Wars" films have also inspired fans to "ship" the characters played by Oscar Isaac and John Boyega, though Poe and Finn have yet to consummate that would-be relationship onscreen. Finance. "The first step is growing out my hair, so you can wait for the trailer to see why". But Glover's Lando is different, Jonathan Kasdan told HuffPost. So you can bet Lucasfilm is looking to diversify their roster of lead characters by letting Lando Calrissian lead the way. His banter with Han Solo is definitely seen as being flirtatious in the film, for example.

Honestly, it may have been better to START there instead of 'Solo'.

Donald Glover could be spending a lot more time as Lando Calrissian. He's a hopeless romantic, with a contagious sense of enthusiasm, where he nearly craves peril, he gets a kick out of impossible situations, which is handy, because so do we.

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But if Glover did get his own Star Wars movie, would anyone be surprised?

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Responding to a question about whether or not Lando identifies as pansexual - which is to say, romantically attracted to all gender identities - Kasdan responded, "I would say yes".

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