Donald Glover on Han Solo Director Switch

Donald Glover

Donald Glover on Han Solo Director Switch

As it turned out, that period of uncertainty lasted for only 72 hours, at which point the Mouse House drafted in Oscar-winning director Ron Howard to shepherd its Star Wars spinoff over the finish line. Although most of his tweets haven't provided much information about the young Han Solo movie's secretive, yet heavily publicized production, he did offer fans their first look at Glover's young Lando Calrissian - and now he's back with more not-so-subtle teases.

"You still have a lot more time of calling me [Childish Gambino], if you want", he continued. Asked about the recent shuffle of directors (Phil Lord and Chris Miller were fired and replaced by Ron Howard), he offers that "you sort of feel like, 'I know I'm not your first choice ...' And you worry about that".

Glover did, however, have a lunch with the original Lando, Billy Dee Williams, who gave him the simple advice to not think too hard about it. "I feel like I was the baby in the divorce, or the youngest child", he said. He also talks about how in Hollywood, "you have to make people feel comfortable". And I'm just like, 'Was that scene good?

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Howard previously shared a close-up of some of the Star Wars food from this scene, which sure seems to be a pivotal one. I guess he was doing what normal actors do, they just want to find out what direction they want to take so they gather their information.

What has fueled Glover's rise to blockbuster film star? With that in mind, we're thrilled to announce that Ron Howard will step in to direct the untitled Han Solo film.

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