Williams's most recent film was 2017's The Lego Batman Movie, where he voiced Harvey Dent, the lawyer who becomes supervillain Two-Face - a character he had previously played in Tim Burton's live-action Batman (1989).
Of course, Lando was popular enough already, based on his scoundrel-turned-hero character arc in The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi, but Donald Glover's performance (not to mention his capes) in Solo propelled him into the outer regions.
Williams is the latest actor to join the J.J. Abrams-directed Episode IX.
J.J. Abrams also co-wrote the script with Chris Terrio (Justice League, Argo).
The past month or so has seen a number of rumours that he'd return, after he started getting back into shape and cancelled a convention appearance due to scheduling conflicts, and now they've proved to be true.
The as-yet-unnamed Star Wars Episode IX reunites new stars Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac and Adam Driver.
That's a shame, really, especially when you factor in claims that Lucasfilm had initially hoped to delay the release of Han Solo's origins movie until December of 2018, only to be shot down by Disney.
Apple Enables USB Restricted Mode by Default in iOS 11.4.1
Naturally, due to how often people use their iPhones, it is uncommon for the device not to have been unlocked in the last hour. USB Restricted Mode will be optional, of course; users can enable or disable it via their device's settings menu.
Thai cave rescue sees four more boys freed
The four rescued boys have been transported to a Chiang Rai hospital for treatment and medical evaluations, reported CBS . But bringing out the remaining four boys and their coach could take more than one operation, Narongsak warned.
Microsoft Announces Smaller, Cheaper Surface Go
The price for the actual Surface Go starts from $399 for the 4/64 GB version and goes to $549 for the 8/128 GB variant. Pre-orders for the Surface Go starts July 10, with shipments set to begin from August 2 in the US.