It seems that number in this case also includes Lucasfilm. Lucasfilm chalked it up to a misunderstanding between Kennedy and the reporter. Donald Glover's Lando Calrissian may be getting his own spin-off movie. Sounds like something got lost in translation between Lucasfilm boss Kathleen Kennedy and Premiere France. Earlier news suggested that Kennedy straight up confirmed that the next solo Star Wars film would be devoted to Lando. Although, it's so early that it's hard to be sure of any of that.
In an interview with Indiewire, Kasdan admitted that he doesn't think the comedy of Marvel Cinematic Universe movies like "Guardians of the Galaxy" and "Thor: Ragnarok" reflects the type of comedy of "Star Wars".
While rumors about future standalone films are plentiful - including buzz about a Boba Fett film and an Obi-Wan Kenobi film - Disney/Lucasfilm has yet to confirm them. Lucasfilm has been rather cagey regarding the potential projects they're contemplating.
Solo: A Star Wars Story is still a little over a week away from hitting theaters, but the first reviews hit the web yesterday, and you'll find that one character everyone can't stop raving about is Lando Calrissian. It's an especially strong vote of support considering that the general audience hasn't even seen the performance yet.
Solo: A Star Wars Story theatre drops in theatres nearly one week from now. "My dad imprinted me with this kind of Star Wars longing, because it does feel like the Bible to me in a lot of ways".
"We think that the next spin-off will be dedicated to Lando Calrissian, " Kathleen told Premiere at the Cannes film festival. So, that may be next. Original co-directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller were fired midway through production, and Disney asked Oscar-winning "A Beautiful Mind" director Ron Howard to come in to oversee extensive reshoots. You can read Premiere's explanation here.