Well, aside from the "being cast in a Star Wars movie" bit, that's out of reach for the vast majority of us. But the rest is a wonderfully endearing anecdote.
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She might not look like much when we see her in A New Hope, but the junky, tattered exterior of the Millennium Falcon was always meant to be a hint at a long life for the freighter. So, seeing it shiny and with a fresh coat of paint in Solo: A Star Wars Story should be what it looks like in its prime, right? Actually, no.
Star Wars fans everywhere let out a collective whoop when Disney announced Donald Glover would be playing a younger version of Lando Calrissian in the upcoming Han Solo film. His outsize charm and sly wit makes him a seemingly perfect fit for the galaxy's boldest gambler. But if you want to take your excitement about Glover becoming a space hustler to the next level, you need to listen to his recent retro-funk album.
One of the most significant events between Return of the Jedi and The Force Awakens is the birth of Han and Leia's son Ben. In this exclusive excerpt from Empire's End, the final instalment in Chuck Wendig's Star Wars: Aftermath trilogy, it turns out Lando's been a bit too busy to pay much attention to his old friends or their babies.
Last week the internet was overjoyed to hear that Donald Glover would be in the Han Solo anthology movie as the young Lando Calrissian. But in-between the celebrations, Glover's own mother had one warning for her son and his new Star Wars role: Don't mess it up.