Billy Dee Williams Reprising Lando Calrissian Role In ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’

Billy Dee Williams is heading back to a galaxy far, far away. The actor, who famously played the galactic gambler Lando Calrissian, will reprise the role for Star Wars: Episode IX, the next installment in the franchise from Lucasfilm, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Rumors of Williams’ involvement escalated in recent days when the actor dropped out of an … Read more

‘Black Panther’s’ Winston Duke To Play MMA Fighter Kimbo Slice In ‘Backyard Legend’

Winston Duke, who recently broke out as T’Challa’s ally M’Baku in Marvel’s Black Panther and Avengers: Infinity War, has been cast to play MMA legend Kevin “Kimbo Slice” Ferguson in Backyard Legend, reports Deadline. White Boy Rick writer Andy Weiss is penning the screenplay about the Bahamian-born backyard brawler who rose from homelessness to mixed martial arts fame after his vicious backyard fights went … Read more