Star Wars in Real World Years

As most ardent fans know, the Star Wars timeline is typically built around the events of the original 1977 film. The years are usually dated BBY (Before The Battle Of Yavin) or ABY (After The Battle Of Yavin).

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Ten Star Wars Series and Two Movies Announced

Disney held its Investor’s Day conference yesterday and among the major news was the announcement of ten Star Wars series and two feature films in production for release over the next few years. After infamously put all Star Wars feature films on hold after the disappointing performance of Solo: A Star Wars Story, Disney finally revealed details about projects that have been in development since then.

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Billy Dee Williams Is Returning As Lando Calrissian For Episode IX

The question had been asked since the announcement of new Star Wars movies: Will we see Billy Dee Williams back as Lando Calrissian?

The rumors ran rampant for the last few months, but Hollywood Reporter has confirmed that Lando will finally return to the big screen in Episode IX. While Williams had reprised the role in several video games and animated productions, he did not appear in the last two proper Star Wars movies. This will mark the first time since 1983’s Return Of The Jedi that he will appear as Lando in a Star Wars film.

While the exact part the gambler turned politician will play has yet to be revealed. However, there were rumors which we mentioned in a recent episode of Geekville Radio (at approximately 12:45), that Lando may replace the role Leia would have played in Episode IX.

The Ninth Episode of The Star Wars Saga will be released on December 20th 2019, and will be directed by JJ Abrams.

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