Peter Mayhew Returning As Chewbacca In “Star Wars: Episode VII”

April 8, 2014 • By

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Actor Peter Mayhew will return to the Star Wars franchise to reprise his role as Chewbacca in “Star Wars: Episode VII.” Peter’s role has been confirmed by Disney.

Peter and the rest of the “Star Wars” cast will be shooting the movie in England, and the film will arrive in theaters late next year.

It’s also assumed that Chewbacca’s sidekick Han Solo, played by Harrison Ford, will return as well as will Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker and Carrie Fisher as Leia Skywalker.