Grab your space cape and get ready to flirt. Star Wars original trilogy actor Billy Dee Williams is reported to be reprising his famous role as Lando Calrissian for Lucasfilm's upcoming Episode IX movie.
"Sources confirm to The Hollywood Reporter that Williams will indeed be returning to the Star Wars big screen for the first time since 1983's Return of the Jedi," according to The Hollywood Reporter on Monday.
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This isn't the first time Williams has returned as smooth-talking gambler Lando. Previously in 2015, Star Wars Rebels.of Lando in Disney's animated series
In 2014, Dancing with the Stars.to pay tribute to his role in Star Wars with a cha-cha number that had Ewoks in the audience cheering in his appearance on the celebrity competition TV show
The yet-to-be-titled Star Wars Episode IX , directed by J.J. Abrams, opens worldwide in theaters on Dec. 20, 2019.
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