"Glover as lando! I'm PUMPED," Boyega wrote, to which we say, SAME.
"We're so lucky to have an artist as talented as Donald join us," said Lord and Miller. "These are big shoes to fill, and an even bigger cape, and this one fits him perfectly, which will save us money on alterations. Also, we'd like to publicly apologize to Donald for ruining Comic-Con for him forever."
According to the Star Wars website, the new film depicts Lando "in his formative years as a scoundrel on the rise in the galaxy's underworld—years before the events involving Han, Leia, and Darth Vader in The Empire Strikes Back and his rise to Rebel hero in Return of the Jedi."
Over the summer, E! News confirmed that Alden Ehrenreich will play the iconic character of Han Solo—the role made famous by Harrison Ford—in the anticipated Star Wars standalone prequel.
The untitled Han Solo movie is set for release in 2018.
Resource : http://www.eonline.com/news/803920/donald-glover-s-star-wars-casting-gets-john-boyega-s-stamp-of-approval