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Meet the other Star Wars: The Force Awakens actor who played Chewbacca alongside Peter Mayhew
Jan 6, 2016

While Peter Mayhew has been the beloved actor inside the furry suit since the Star Wars saga began, he shared those duties on The Force Awakens.
 

Finn and Chewie stand side by side in new Star Wars: The Force Awakens promo image
Jul 20, 2015

John Boyega has taken to Instagram over the weekend to share a cool Star Wars: The Force Awakens promo image with fans.

Did Abrams just put out a Star Wars 7 casting call for a Wookie?
Jul 4, 2015

We’re still waiting to hear exactly what J.J. Abrams is planning for Star Wars: Episode VII, but a new casting call might’ve given away a major casting tidbit.

Image of the day: Disney head and furry friend take selfie on Star Wars VII set
May 6, 2014

Not everyone gets to hang out with one of the most beloved members of the Star Wars universe.

Is another classic Star Wars star suiting up one more time for Episode 7?
Mar 31, 2014

We've talked a lot about the return of Luke, Leia and Han, but what about the other supporting stars from the original Star Wars trilogy?

The TSA tries (and fails) to take Chewbacca actor's lightsaber cane
Jun 10, 2013

Actor Peter Mayhew, who all of us know as Chewbacca, got into some trouble over, get this, his lightsaber cane!

Why Harrison Ford stormed off Jimmy Kimmel's set (Hint: Chewie smackdown)
Apr 18, 2013

Harrison Ford knew the Star Wars fans would be out in full force during his appearance on Jimmy Kimmel. So Ford he wouldn't answer questions about the upcoming trilogy. But ...

Little-known sci-fi fact: Studio execs pushed for Chewbacca to wear pants
Apr 16, 2013

Had director George Lucas taken studio memos seriously, the character we all know and love today may have become something considerably different.

Chewbacca's finally getting a Star Wars film of his own (sorta)
Dec 17, 2012

Most Star Wars fans will say that it's about bloody darn time that Han Solo's (Harrison Ford) best friend, co-pilot, and ever-faithful-sidekick Chewbacca (Peter Mayhew) is finally getting his very own movie. (Well ... sorta.)

2011's 73 hottest unproduced scripts include a Chewbacca comedy
Dec 16, 2012

The Black List, an annual grouping of the most-liked unproduced screenplays in Hollywood, is out this week, and that means it's time for the scripts at the top of the list to get a publicity bump and a chance at new life. Lots of promising scripts made the cut, but the most intriguing of the 73 by far is a new comedy about the making of Star Wars told through the eyes of Chewbacca actor Peter Mayhew.

10 easy (but awesome) DIY Star Wars crafts projects
Dec 15, 2012

While Jedi Masters have midi-chlorians raging through their systems, there's a good chance glitter runs through my veins. I've been crafting as long as I could figure out how to use a pair of scissors and a bottle of glue.

1st look at Chewbacca's animated debut on Star Wars: The Clone Wars
Dec 14, 2012

It's been a long time coming, but the Wookie co-pilot will make an appearance on the season finale of Cartoon Network's Clone Wars series and Peter Mayhew—the man behind the mask—was instrumental in bringing the walking carpet to life.

Image of the Day: Shotgun-riding Chewbacca dog
Dec 14, 2012

Image of the Day: Shotgun-riding Chewbacca dog

Image of the Day: Chewbacca on a giant squirrel ... fighting Nazis
Dec 14, 2012

We have no idea. And honestly, we prefer not knowing. We like just sitting back and enjoying this, via Imgur.