Peter Mayhew as Chewbacca in Star Wars: Episode VII

Peter Mayhew

Been in rumors that the original Star Wars trilogy star Peter Mayhew was likely to reprise his role as Chewbacca in J.J. Abrams’ upcoming Star Wars: Episode VII.

The Hollywood Reporter brings confirmation, reporting that the 69-year old actor will, indeed, play the famous Wookiee.

Scripted by J.J. Abrams and Lawrence Kasdan, Star Wars: Episode VII is rumored to focus on a new generation of heroes and could include appearances by Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher and Harrison Ford in older incarnations of their beloved characters from the original Star Wars trilogy. The film is expected to begin shortly and will hit theaters on December 18, 2015.

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