by Mike Slade, Founder of Uncanny Nerd
Reports are just now surfacing through The Hollywood Reporter that they have CONFIRMED that actor Billy Dee Williams will be reprising his iconic role as Lando Calrissian in the upcoming Star Wars: Episode IX.
Episode 9 still does not have a title that has been made public, and is scheduled for release December 20, 2019, but the news of Mr. Williams returning to his fan favorite role will without a doubt cause some much needed excitement in the Star Wars fanbase.
With basically every other still living member of the original trilogy cast having made an appearance in the newest set of films, fans everywhere were always left wondering, “Well where’s Lando?”
Looks like we’ll finally have our answer… and we’ll only need to wait another year and a half.