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14/05/2018 07:18 SAST | Updated 14/05/2018 08:49 SAST

Donald Glover Did What Any Fan Would Do After Being Cast In 'Solo'

When he found out he got the part of Lando, Glover reacted like a die-hard fan. The first thing he did was call his dad, also a huge “Star Wars” fan.

Donald Glover told Jimmy Kimmel on Thursday that Lando Calrissian was the first toy he ever had, given to him by his father. And now Glover is Lando in "Solo: A Star Wars Story".

"Solo", the origin story of beloved "Star Wars" character Han Solo, hits theatres on May 25, and Glover is making the rounds to promote the film. He plays Lando Calrissian, the original owner of the Millennium Falcon and eventual friend to Captain Solo.

When he found out he got the part of Lando, Glover reacted like a die-hard fan. He told Kimmel the first thing he did was call his dad, also a huge "Star Wars" fan.

"Then," Glover said, "I got a large cheese pizza, and went home and watched 'The Empire Strikes Back'."