Billy Dee Williams Will Return For ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’

Jul 10, 2018


Today, it was announced by The Hollywood Reporter that Billy Dee Williams will finally return to play Lando Calrissian in Star Wars: Episode IX. This will be the first time Williams has played the role since Return of the Jedi. However, he has voiced the character in many video games and animated shows. Recently, Donald Glover played a younger version of Lando in this summers Solo: A Star Wars Story.

Earlier, this week it was announced that Keri Russell will be joining the returning cast for the upcoming film. Director JJ Abrams return to the franchise after leaving Star Wars: The Last Jedi to director Rian Johnson. Abrams also been working on the screenplay alongside writer Lawrence Kasden.

Star Wars: Episode IX hits December 20, 2019

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