Peter Mayhew

‘Star Wars’: Harrison Ford Remembers Peter Mayhew on Tonight Show

Harrison Ford Remembers 'Star Wars' Co-Pilot and Friend, Peter Mayhew

Sporting a dog nose to promote The Secret Life of Pets 2, Harrison Ford took some time to reflect on his Star Wars best friend and co-pilot Chewbacca, brought to life by the late Peter Mayhew during a stop by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. The 76-year old Oscar nominee who played rogue smuggler Han […]

Celebrate Peter Mayhew With The Best Chewbacca Moments

May The Fourth Be With You! Today the world celebrates a rare geek double holiday, International Star Wars Day and Free Comic Book Day. As fans reflect on what Star Wars means to them, the recent death of Peter Mayhew– the actor who portrayed Chewbacca, weighs heavy on our hearts. In order to both mourn and celebrate the […]

FAN EXPO Dallas Memorializes Peter Mayhew with Panel and Guest Table

Peter Mayhew Memorial Panel, Guest Table from FAN EXPO Dallas

With the recent news of Peter Mayhew's passing, fans worldwide were left in shock and mourning for the Star Wars actor. This May the 4th weekend, Peter had been scheduled to appear at FAN EXPO Dallas as one of the celebrity guests. Show producers had to quickly decide how to handle the loss and give […]

Peter Mayhew, Gentle Giant Behind 'Star Wars' Chewbacca, Passes at 74

We are so incredibly heartbroken to report the passing of the best co-pilot in the galaxy, Peter Mayhew. Long known to Star Wars fans the galaxy over, the gentle giant first roared life into Wookiee Chewbacca in the original 1977 film, and continued to play a part in the franchise until Joonas Suotamo fully took over the […]

Rich Johnston At The London Film And Comic Con Tomorrow, Table 38

Tony Lee talked about running the comic book side of the London Film And Comic Con on Bleeding Cool yesterday. Well, it seems that I am going to be giving him an even greater headache. I will be at the London Film And Comic Con as a guest. I'll have a table and everything. But it […]

Empire Releases Six Star Wars: The Force Awakens Covers

With Empire's Star Wars: The Force Awakens issue hitting newsstands in the UK on Friday, the magazine has released images of the six covers(!) that will be available featuring new characters like Rey, Finn, Captain Phasma and Poe Dameron. There is also one cover featuring Han and Chewie. Take a look below:

Peter Mayhew Needs Your Help

I was checking my twitter feed last night, reading Steranko's amazing tales, catching up on a few friend's weekends and then I found this… Uncle Peter needs help! Please retweet my kickstarter to your friends & ask them to do the same. You will be my hero! — Peter Mayhew (@TheWookieeRoars) August 21, 2013 […]