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Donald Glover watched 'The Empire Strikes Back' after getting role in 'Solo'

Press Trust of India  |  Los Angeles 

treated himself to a pizza and watched "Empire Strikes Back" after he learned of his casting in the "Solo: A Story".

The 34-year-old is playing in the Ron Howard-directed film, which stars as the eponymous smuggler Han Solo.

"The day I found out I got (the part), I remember... I bought like, a whole pizza, and went home and watched 'Empire Strikes Back'" Glover said in an interview with The Show.

Glover takes over from Billy Dee Williams, who first played in "The Empire Strikes Back" and "Return of the Jedi".

"Solo: A Story", which also features Woody Harrelson, and Thandie Newton, will hit the theatres on May 25.

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First Published: Fri, April 13 2018. 12:00 IST