The 33-year-old actor and musician will take on the role of Lando Calrissian, which was originally played by Billy Dee Williams in The Empire Strikes Back.
“We’re so lucky to have an artist as talented as Donald join us. These are big shoes to fill, and an even bigger cape, and this one fits him perfectly, which will save us money on alterations. Also, we’d like to publicly apologize to Donald for ruining Comic-Con for him forever,” directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller wrote on StarWars.com.
Star Wars‘ untitled Han Solo flick in set to hit theaters in 2018.