'Solo' Screenwriter Reveals Lando Calrissian Is Pansexual

'Solo' Screenwriter Reveals Lando Calrissian Is Pansexual

'Solo' Screenwriter Reveals Lando Calrissian Is Pansexual

Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy has been making the publicity rounds for Solo in the wake of the world premiere in Los Angeles and the Cannes Film Festival screening earlier this week. I mean, how can he not be? "There's a fluidity to Donald and Billy Dee's [portrayal of Lando's] sexuality", Kasdan says. Until now, Daniels has appeared in all the theatrical tales set in a galaxy far, far away as C-3PO, but we recently learned that for Solo: A Star Wars Story, he won't be reprising the fussy, golden protocol droid. "But Lando will be next". The quote was initially mistranslated and spread across the Internet as though a Lando film had already been officially confirmed-but representatives for Lucasfilm told Vanity Fair that there aren't any concrete plans just yet.

"We think that the next spinoff will be dedicated to Lando Calrissian", Kennedy told Premiere.

"I would have loved to have gotten a more explicitly LGBT character into this movie", he tells HuffPost.


Though it is interesting to get such insight from one of the film's writers, fans shouldn't get too jazzed about seeing this side of Lando's character in the film. You can read CinemaBlend's review of the movie now, and if you're interested in what else is hitting the silver screen later this year, check out our 2018 premiere guide. While the character's sexuality isn't explicitly addressed in Solo, writers Jonathan and Lawrence Kasdan have made a decision to shed some light on the subject, basically confirming that he's pansexual.

Donald Glover's Lando Calrissian better start preparing for his closeup.

But if Glover did get his own Star Wars movie, would anyone be surprised? No, I'm not talking about eyebrow-raising fan theories like A Bigger Luke or Jar Jar Binks being a secret Sith lord; rather, I'm talking about the genuinely weird stuff that is a part of the ever-expanding Star Wars canon. "[Abrams], and we're back together.' That's what I'm really excited about, is Finn and Rey back together again", said Boyega, as reported by /Film. Despite JJ Abrams saying that the new films will "include gay characters", we're yet to actually see this happen.

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