Rumour has it that he could be reprising his role as the wily Cloud City administrator, inveterate gambler and general galactic scoundrel Lando Calrissian.
The British actor has discussed his appearance for the next movie which implies there could be a time-jump from 'The Last Jedi'.
It may not look like it from box office figures, but Disney's ruthless control over the Star Wars franchise signals difficult times ahead. Reading news of yet another talented director abandoning the opportunity to continue George Lucas' legacy, I recall Senator Palpatine's speech in Episode III, announcing the rise of the Empire to a jubilant crowd. "So this is how liberty dies - with thunderous applause," Natalie Portman's Amidala says in a dramatic note.
Director Colin Trevorrow has spoken about how ‘Star Wars 9’ will be made without the legendary Carrie Fisher, who died last year.
‘Star Wars 7’ may not have hit cinemas just yet, but we already know who will helm the final film in the sequel trilogy… and it’s none other than Colin Trevorrow. The 38-year-old filmmaker was previously tipped to direct one of the upcoming ‘Star Wars’ sequels… but after an official announcement at Disney’s D23 Expo, it looks as though Colin Trevorrow will be heading up ‘Star Wars 9’ “Today at D23, Walt Disney Studios Chairman Alan Horn announced that writer-director Colin Trevorrow will direct Star Wars: Episode IX, which is set for release in 2019.” - Han Solo Gets A Star Wars Spin-Off - 7 Actors Who Hated Being In Star Wars - San Diego Comic Con Bans Selfie Sticks Of course, he recently brought ‘Jurassic World’ to the big screen, and it was no small triumph.