Earlier this week, a new rumor suggested that Billy Dee Williams will be reprising his role as Lando Calrissian for Star Wars: Episode IX. Now, Williams’ son, Cory Dee Williams, has commented on those rumors in a message posted on his official Twitter account.
Despite having played a key role in The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi, Billy Dee Williams’ Lando Calrissian was not among the original trilogy characters to appear in Lucasfilm’s new Star Wars films. While fans are eager to learn if the rumors of Calrissian’s long-awaited return for Episode IX are true, Cory Dee Williams informed fans that he is not to one to seek answers from, explaining that he as just as “clueless” as the rest of us.
“DO NOT ask me about Lando rumors… I can neither deny or confirm anything. I am clueless, so speculate as you will. ? LOL!”
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Directed by J. J. Abrams, Star Wars: Episode IX is expected to feature the return of Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, and Adam Driver.
Star Wars: Episode IX is scheduled to be released in theaters on December 20, 2019.