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.)
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.
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.
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.