Donald Glover‘s Lando venture for the Star Wars franchise will now not be a Disney+ collection in response to his brother and co-writer Stephen Glover.
Lando was first introduced in 2020 as a Disney+ collection, with Donald Glover confirming in late July this 12 months that he and his brother had been writing the script collectively. Now, nevertheless, Stephen Glover has revealed that Lando will as a substitute be transferring ahead as a characteristic movie and never an episodic collection.
Chatting with Pablo Torre Finds Out podcast just lately, Stephen Glover offered an replace on the venture, saying: “It’s not even a present. The concept proper now’s to do a film. However that’s the factor, proper now due to the strike, it’s sort of like phone, all the knowledge popping out.”
Although present plans are to develop the venture as a movie, all progress and growth on Lando is on pause as a result of ongoing Hollywood writers and actors strike.
Lando will give attention to the story of beloved Star Wars character Lando Calrissian, which Donald Glover first portrayed in 2018’s Solo: A Star Wars Story.
Donald Glover as Lando in ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ (2018). CREDIT: ALucasfilm/Walt Disney Productions / Album
In April, Donald Glover confirmed to GQ that he was reprising his position, saying: “Lando is certainly any individual I’d like to hang around with. I imply we’re speaking about it. That’s as a lot as I can say, you understand, with out [Lucasfilm president] Kathleen Kennedy looking me down.”
In the meantime, Glover is subsequent set to star alongside Maya Erskine in Amazon Prime Video‘s forthcoming Mr. & Mrs. Smith collection. A brief teaser for the present, which is predicted to drop in November, was shared earlier this month.
The position of Mrs. Smith was initially set to be portrayed by Phoebe Waller-Bridge, who departed from the venture in September 2021. The Fleabag comic initially signed on to co-star and govt produce alongside Glover, however left over inventive variations.
Erskine has since changed Waller-Bridge within the upcoming TV adaptation of 2005’s Mr. & Mrs. Smith, which starred Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie.