The Hollywood Reporter reported on Monday that Billy Dee Williams is reprising his role as Lando Calrissian in next year’s “Star Wars: Episode IX.”
Fans are excited, but many are also worried that he’ll die in the movie.
Warning: This post contains spoilers for “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” and “The Last Jedi.”
Lando Calrissian is returning to the “Star Wars” franchise.
The original Lando, Billy Dee Williams, is reprising his role as the suave smuggler for next year’s “Episode IX,” according to The Hollywood Reporter. Williams played Lando in the original trilogy’s “The Empire Strikes Back” and “Return of the Jedi,” while Donald Glover played a young Lando in this year’s standalone film “Solo: A Star Wars Story.”
Williams’ Lando is one of just a few characters from the original trilogy likely to reprise their roles in “Episode IX” along with Chewbacca, R2-D2, and C-3PO. Harrison Ford’s Han Solo and Mark Hamill’s Luke Skywalker both died in “The Force Awakens” and “The Last Jedi,” respectively. General Leia Organa survived “The Last Jedi,” but actress Carrie Fisher passed away in December 2016.
Fans are thrilled that Williams is returning, but given that both Han and Luke have died in the new …read more
Source:: Businessinsider – Tech