"We would love to tell a story about Lando Calrissian one day, but it's not relevant", read Kennedy's amended comments.
That being said, early reviews of "Solo" have offered praise for what some are describing as a scene-stealing performance by Glover as Lando, who is at various times both friend and foe to space smuggler Han Solo. From the context of the interview, it seems Kathleen Kennedy is implying that it follows Solo: A Star Wars Story within the chronology of the Star Wars canon.
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It's nearly a no brainer to give the character and actor combination of Lando Calrissian and Donald Glover a shot at headlining a movie sometime down the line.
"Solo" is the first of a planned series of films focused on young Han Solo, played by Alden Ehrenreich. They're joined by Thandie Newton as Val, Phoebe Waller-Bridge L3-37, Paul Bettany as Dryden Vos, and Woody Harrelson as Tobias Beckett. This movie has Han Solo and Chewbacca and Qi'ra and all sort of other characters in it, but it's really Lando's film.
Board the Millennium Falcon and journey to a galaxy far, far away in Solo: A Star Wars Story, an all-new adventure with the most beloved scoundrel in the galaxy.