Lando Calrissian, Anthony Mackie, Jeffrey Wright, Idris Elba, Kal Penn

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It's only been a few days since we learned that the Star Wars saga will get three new installments. But we're already deep in speculation mode: How far after Return of the Jedi will the story take place? And, of course, who will be in the cast? We've already had our fun picking our ideal Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia. Now it's time to pick a traitor-turned-hero: Lando Calrissian. 

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So will that mean the return of the original Lando—Billy Dee Williams, now age 75? Or will we see a younger version of the smooth talker from Cloud City?

If that's the case, we may as well assemble our dream cast. You've already weighed in on who should play Luke Skywalker, and his twin sister, Leia. Now you have a chance to cast Lando!

So who should play him: Anthony Mackie, Jeffrey Wright, Idris Elba, Common or Kal Penn?

Who should play Lando Calrissian in Star Wars 7?
Who should play Lando Calrissian?
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