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Lando Calrissian Will Star In His Own ‘Star Wars’ Comic Book

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by Jacob Hall April 16, 2015 @ 11:46 AM
Marvel
Although the destruction of the established Star Wars Expanded Universe brought out the inner-Sith rage of many longtime fans, there’s no denying that the biggest science fiction saga of all time has never felt healthier than it does right now. This is especially true in the pages of Marvel’s new Star Wars comics, which have been uniformly fantastic. And they’re about to get a little more fantastic because the great Lando Calrissian is getting his own series this summer.

WookieeLeaks: That New ‘Star Wars’ Comic is Pretty Good

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by Jacob Hall January 16, 2015 @ 11:09 AM
Marvel
ScreenCrush’s WookieeLeaks is a weekly roundup of everything ‘Star Wars’! From ‘Star Wars: Episode 7,’ to the upcoming spinoffs and the TV shows, if it pertains to that long ago, far away galaxy, we’re covering it here, bringing you our expert analysis. This week, we take a look at the new ‘Star Wars’ comic, Gary Whitta departs the first ‘Star Wars’ spin-off, and Warwick Davis reveals selfies taken on the set of ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens.’

‘Star Wars Rebels’: Watch Lando’s Return with Billy Dee Williams!

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick January 13, 2015 @ 2:35 PM
Disney / Lucasfilm
‘Star Wars Rebels’ has increasingly established itself as a primer for ‘The Force Awakens’ by its original trilogy returns, and whether or not we see Lando Calrissian hanging out with BB-8 or Kylo Ren some day, we’re ecstatic to see the character brought to life by Billy Dee Williams once more. See Lando as a younger, smoother operator with our first footage of Billy Dee Williams joining ‘Star Wars Rebels’!

‘Star Wars Rebels’ Sets Billy Dee Williams to Return as Lando Calrissian

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick January 12, 2015 @ 11:19 AM
Disney / Lucasfilm
As if James Earl Jones’ return as Darth Vader and Frank Oz’s Yoda weren’t enough to remind you ‘Star Wars Rebels’ takes place in an era closer to the original trilogy, Billy Dee Williams’ Lando Calrissian will seal the deal. The galaxy’s smoothest smuggler will make his debut on an upcoming episode of the Disney XD animated series, but does it mean a trip to Cloud City is in order?

Billy Dee Williams Cha-Chas Not So Smooth With 'Star Wars' Tribute on 'Dancing with the Stars'

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by Nick Romano March 18, 2014 @ 8:25 AM
ABC
http://youtu.be/5HNRilkfyq4
For as uneventful as ABC's celebrity dancing competition, 'Dancing with the Stars,' can be, we simply cannot ignore when original 'Star Wars' actor Billy Dee Williams pays tribute to the iconic movie universe with a cha-cha routine.

'Star Wars: Episode 7' -- Billy Dee Williams Might Actually Return as Lando Calrissian

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by Eric Walkuski March 12, 2013 @ 10:05 AM
Lucasfilm
As 'Star Wars: Episode 7' speculation continues regarding the original 'Star Wars' cast's return, we take a time-out from that buzz to focus on another crucial character in the franchise's universe: Lando Calrissian. Will Han Solo's smooth operator of a friend also be appearing in the next trilogy?
Billy Dee Williams has spoken out about the possibility, and his comments just might surprise you! And yes, it's definitely more substantial than the last time Williams addressed the matter.

'Modern Family' Casts 'Star Wars' Vet Billy Dee Williams, Nathan Lane

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick November 14, 2012 @ 12:59 PM
ABC / Angela Weiss, Getty Images
This deal just keeps getting better all the time!  'Modern Family' has seem some impressive guest stars across its four seasons, and shows no signs of stopping with big names like Matthew Broderick in the coming weeks, but throw in 'Star Wars,' and you've got our attention!  Lando Calrissian himself, Billy Dee Williams will make an appearance on the Emmy-gobbling series, while former guest Nathan Lane will put in a return as well.  But who might Calrissian Billy Dee Williams play in a galaxy near, near to home?