Billy Dee Williams will be returning to a Galaxy Far, Far Away on January 19th’s episode of Star Wars Rebels. In the 11th episode titled “Idiot’s Array” Zeb will lose Chopper in a game of Sabacc to a gambler known as Calrissian. Yes, Lando “Why, you slimy, double-crossing, no-good swindler” Calrissian. Tim Veekhoven, who is a contributor to Star Wars Insider, posted several tweets about Williams return to Star Wars.
Lando returns to Rebels ! Check out http://t.co/U2QILMlV2O
— Tim Veekhoven (@Sompeetalay) January 12, 2015
Fans will be excited to see Williams reprise his old role. “He’s still working on all of his moves, all of his strategies,” says executive producer Dave Filoni. The last time he played Calrissian on Film was in 2014’s Lego Movie. It is still not known if he will be in The Force Awakens in any capacity as of yet.
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Be prepared to see this classic Star Wars Character return on January 19th on Disney XD. If you have the Disney XD app, you can see the episode now.
Star Wars Rebels is between Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith and Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope. The Story takes place during an era when the Galactic Empire is securing its grip on the galaxy. It is created by Dave Filoni (“Star Wars: The Clone Wars”), Simon Kinberg (X-Men: Days of Future Past, “Sherlock Holmes”), and Carrie Beck.