Billy Dee Williams Says He’s Not in The Last Jedi

Billy Dee Williams will not be in the upcoming Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

The Lando Calrissian actor made the declaration during his “Smooth Talkin’ With Billy Dee Williams” panel Thursday at Star Wars Celebration in Orlando, Florida.

Williams played Lando, of course, in Empire Strikes Back and The Return of the Jedi, but has also voiced the character in Rebels, Robot Chicken, Lego Star Wars, and Battlefront.

A younger version of Lando Calrissian, played by Donald Glover, will appear in the upcoming Han Solo anthology film.

In addition to his “Smooth Talkin’” panel, Williams also appeared at Thursday’s “40 Years of Star Wars” panel alongside George Lucas and former co-stars Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Anthony Daniels, Warwick Davis, and Peter Mayhew.

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