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Hello, what have we here? (we have a Lando movie here [maybe]) EDIT: IT'S NOT REAL, I AM AN APRIL FOOL

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I figured if the still-unconfirmed Kenobi movie deserves its own thread, so does this.

According to SWNN, Black Panther and Creed director Ryan Coogler is in early talks for a Solo followup/spinoff focused on Donald Glover’s Lando.

https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/lando-calrissians-baadasssss-song.html

How do we feel about this? Personally, I was more interested in a Lando movie than a Han one from the start, so I’m totally on board. As for Coogler, I thought Black Panther’s screenplay was kind of eh, but I liked the direction and (most of) the performances. I thought Creed had some similar issues, but I also walked away from that one feeling good on the whole. I think it’ll really come down to who works on the script, but as of now I don’t see any reason to feel uneasy about Coogler.

EDIT: there’s a vague Solo spoiler in the article, so if you want to go in completely cold, skip the fourth paragraph.

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April’s fool? (Sadly)

Han: Hey Lando! You kept your promise, right? Not a scratch?
Lando: Well, what’s left of her isn’t scratched. All the scratched parts got knocked off along the way.
Han (exasperated): Knocked off?!

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Oh god damn it, I just actually saw the URL and you’re probably right. Joke posts shouldn’t be this plausible!

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In all seriousness though, I’d really prefer a Lando movie to the Kenobi and Yoda ideas that get thrown around a lot. I think it would be cool to spin Solo into a sort of loose “scoundrel-verse” series. Could roll the theoretical Boba Fett movie in there too.

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Elan Sleazebaggano movie or bust.

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