1381944706000-GTY-174314902Star Wars: The Force Awakens has reunited the rabid SW fans within pretty much all of us. Those feelings never really went away for many, but they were a little diminished in the wake of the prequels.

That being said, over the last little while, we’ve all been going bananas with the massive expansion of the Star Wars cinematic universe and the announcements that we’ve been getting on the regular.

Yesterday saw the release of a new trailer for Rogue One and today there’s even more amazing Star Wars news to blow your geeky minds:

Donald Glover, beloved comedian, rapper and portrayer of Troy from Community (and of course other things) is the reportedly the frontrunner to play young Lando Calrissian in the Han Solo film.

F*CK YES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Look, it’s super cool that they cast young Han (Alden Ehrenreich) but like, young Lando is really where it’s at for me. ESPECIALLY if they’re going in this direction with Glover.

I can imagine that Danny Glover would ALSO be super over the moon to get the part as he seems like our people (you know, the kind totally obsessed with all the geeky things).

Han Solo, as you may know, is currently being developed by Phil Lord and Chris Miller. It’s set to (hopefully) come out in 2018.

What do you think of this potential (amazing) casting choice? Sound off in the comments below. If you’re not on board with it, who would you prefer playing young Lando? Let us know!

Stephanie Cooke
Stephanie is a Toronto based writer and editor. She's a comic book fan, avid gamer, movie watcher, lover of music, and sarcasm. She is a purveyor of too many projects and has done work for Talking Comics, JoBlo.com, Agents of Geek, Word of the Nerd, C&G Magazine, Dork Shelf, and more. Her writing credits include "Home Sweet Huck" (Mark Millar's Millarworld Annual 2017), "Lungarella (Secret Loves of Geek Girls, 2016), "Behind Enemy Linens" (BLOCKED Anthology, 2017), "Home and Country" (Toronto Comics Anthology, 2017) and more to come. You can read more about her shenanigans over on her <a href="http://www.stephaniecooke.ca">personal web site</a>.

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