RUMOR: Billy Dee Williams Returning for Star Wars: Episode VIII

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Lando Calrissian
Lando Calrissian

If you were wondering why Billy Dee Williams was missing from the cast list of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and was worried that we may never see Lando Calrissian again, well do not worry.  According to a new rumor by The Boston Herald, Billy Dee Williams will reprise his role in Star Wars: Episode VIII. 

The Boston Herald reports that an insider told The Sun newspaper:

“It will be a fun cameo. Billy’s definitely up for it.”

If this news is accurate then fans of Lando Calrissian will be happy, but it sounds like his appearance will be more of a cameo and not a full fledge member of the story.

About Star Wars: Episode VIII

Star Wars Episode VIII is set to be released May 26, 2017 and will directed by Rian Johnson.