Hello, what have we here? According to Entertainment Weekly, Billy Dee Williams himself will reprise his role as the classy conman Lando Calrissian in Disney's Star Wars Rebels. And he's as cool as ever in the part.
A younger, less experienced Lando
"I have a good time with it," Williams admitted in an on-screen interview. EW reports that Williams will play a younger, less-experienced Calrissian, which makes sense since Rebels takes place in the years between Episodes III and IV. "He’s still working on all of his moves, all of his strategies," supervising director Dave Filoni told the magazine.
Williams' casting is only the most recent addition to the Disney series. Last month, legendary Muppeteer Frank Oz was tapped to play Yoda. Lando's episode will air on Disney XD on January 19th.