Hollywood legend Billy Dee Williams has given his approval of The Mandalorian’s use of popular cameos, saying that it is a smart move to attract younger audiences and build a fanbase. The Mandalorian, part of the larger Star Wars franchise, has been successful in using this strategy to expand the universe’s appeal.
Billy Dee Williams Approves the Mandalorian’s Use of Popular Cameos
In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, Billy Dee Williams, the iconic actor who portrayed Lando Calrissian in the original Star Wars trilogy, expressed his approval of The Mandalorian’s use of popular cameos.
Williams believes that utilizing the talents of popular actors like Lizzo and Jack Black is necessary for the business of the show, especially in attracting new and younger audiences. This move has proven successful in expanding the franchise’s fan base.
Williams, who has been a long-time member of the Star Wars franchise, praises The Mandalorian for bringing new life to the series and attracting a wider audience with fresh ideas. He thinks that the show’s use of popular cameos will continue to be an essential part of the franchise’s success.
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The Star Wars Franchise Expands with Upcoming Films
David Filoni is making an untitled Star Wars film that will tie up The Mandalorian and other shows. This movie will take place between two other upcoming films, one of which is James Mangold’s The Last Jedi. Mangold’s movie will focus on the origins of the Force and expand the Star Wars universe.
The use of popular cameos in The Mandalorian has been successful in attracting new, younger audiences and building the franchise’s fanbase, according to a report by MSN. With the upcoming films and new shows, the Star Wars universe is set to continue its expansion, exploring new stories and characters while keeping its core values intact. As Billy Dee Williams says, the franchise’s ability to adapt and grow is what keeps it relevant to both old and new fans.
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