Hollywood legend Billy Dee Williams spoke to EBONY about his character from the original Star Wars franchise, Lando Calrissian, and his belief that Donald Glover did an excellent job at taking on the part, saying, “He tends to approach things in his own unique way.”
Game of Thrones star Emilia Clarke also stopped by to chat, saying she loves now being a part of two major Hollywood franchises, while revealing co-star Glover shared a preview of latest single, “This Is America,” with the cast long before its Saturday Night Live debut.
Be sure to also check out our footage of the red carpet, featuring Williams, Clarke, Glover, Christina Milian, RuPaul, David Allen Grier and more.
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Born and raised in Compton, California, Jessica Bennett began her career as an intern at The Oakland Post, and later, The Source Magazine. She went on to write for respected hip hop publications such as DJ Booth and Hip Hop DX before becoming the Urban Editor of pop culture website, Wetpaint.com. She joined Ebony as the Entertainment Editor August 2017. Bennett has interviewed such names as Vanessa Williams, Spike Lee, Tyra Banks, Forest Whitaker, Magic & Cookie Johnson and several others.