Billy Dee Williams to Return for Star Wars: Episode IX, J.B. Smoove Joins Spider-Man Sequel, and More!

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Actor Billy Dee Williams is set to return to his iconic role as Lando Calrissian in the upcoming Star Wars: Episode IX. Williams last appeared as Lando in Star Wars: Return of the Jedi and he voiced the character in two episodes of 2015’s Star Wars: Rebels. Star Wars: Episode IX is scheduled to open in theaters on December 20th, 2019.

According to Deadline, actor J. B. Smoove has joined the cast of Sony’s Spider-Man: Far From Home, the sequel to 2017’s Spider-Man Homecoming. There is no information about the role Smoove is playing, but it is supposedly a lead in the film’s ensemble. Spider-Man: Far From Home opens in theaters on July 5th, 2019.

Paramount Pictures has released the first teaser trailer for its upcoming animated film Wonder Park. The trailer doesn’t reveal much of the movie’s plot, but shows a young girl discover an old theme park that becomes magically revived at her arrival. Wonder Park stars Jennifer Garner, Brianna Denski, John Oliver, and more, and opens in theaters on March 15th, 2019.

See the teaser here!

Netflix has released the official trailer for Season 6 of its original series Orange is the New Black. The trailer shows the Litchfield Penitentiary crew relocating to a maximum-security facility, right after the events of Season 5’s conclusion. Seasons 1-5 of Orange is the New Black are currently available on Netflix, and Season 6 begins streaming on July 27th.

Watch the trailer below!

Publisher Jon Goldwater has revealed that Archie Comics is currently developing three new television series. Among the plans are an animated horror series starring Josie McCoy of Josie and the Pussycats, as well as a comedic animated series about the misadventures of Archie. Private detective Sam Hill will feature in a noir-tinged live-action series from Archie Comics as well.

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