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Billy Dee William's manager Derek Maki has announced a campaign to bring back Lando Calrissian for "Star Wars Episode VII."
Maki announced the news this past weekend at the Dragon Con Expo and also revealed that Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill and Harrison Ford have not yet signed contracts for the new movie. "There's a lot of rumors out there right now about the original cast coming back, and I know it's a burning question. Mark, Carrie, Harrison, and Billy, none of them have signed contracts, so it's all rumors, just so you know," said Maki, according to Comicbook.com.
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He continued: "We want you to Facebook, blog, and Twitter that you want to see Lando in the next Star Wars movie, so that J.J. gets ahold of him, because you're going to make it happen. And we have this new thing on Twitter now #BringBackLando, so if you guys are on Twitter #BringBackLando."
During the conference Williams said he would like his character to have a daughter in the new film. He stated, "The right idea actually is to come back with a daughter who's a Jedi, a beautiful daughter who's a Jedi."
"Star Wars Episode VII" is currently casting with Hamill, Ford, Fisher rumored to return to their original roles. Additionally, Anthony Daniels, Ewan McGregor and Ian McDiarmid are also rumored to appear in the film.
The new movie will be directed by J.J Abrams, and produced by Kathleen Kennedy. John Williams will write the score to the movie while Michael Ardnt will pen the script. "Episode VII" is slated to begin production in January with Disney releasing the film in 2015.