Donald Glover to Play Lando Calrissian in Han Solo 'Star Wars' Film

The film is set to be released in 2018.

The untitled movie, which is expected to be released in 2018, will be directed by Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, and will star Alden Ehrenreich as a young Han Solo.

Glover, 33, has had a banner 2016. In June, it was revealed that he will appear in "Spider-Man: Homecoming," and more recently, "Atlanta," the FX show which he created and stars in, premiered to rave reviews.

He has not yet commented on his "Star Wars" role.