‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ Casting Announced: Peter Mayhew To Play Chewbacca

Tuesday, April 8 by
 

Those concerned that some unknown would be sweating beneath the Star Wars: Episode VII Chewbacca mask may rest assured. The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed that 70-year old Peter Mayhew will return to the role that made him a household name in the J.J. Abrams-directed sequel. The events of the film will take place thirty years after Return of the Jedi which means that Chewbacca‘s entire body could now a comb-over. Of course, J.J. Abrams will neither confirm nor deny this. Always so sneaky.

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