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Millennium Falcon Photos From 'Star Wars 7' Set Leak: Could It Be?

By Lauren James | 3rd June 2014

We have been given our first look at the brand new Millennium Falcon that is being built for the upcoming Star Wars: Episode VII, thanks to an alleged photo leak TMZ has published. The new...

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Adam Driver's Surreal Star Wars Experience

30th May 2014

Adam Driver admits it was surreal being cast in 'Star Wars Episode VII'.The 'Girls' actor, who is believed to have signed up to play a Darth Vader-inspired character in J.J. Abrams' upcoming intergalactic adventure, admits...

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Carrie Fisher: Star Wars Cast Looked A Little Melted

27th May 2014

Carrie Fisher says the original 'Star Wars' cast looked ''a little melted'' when they met ahead of shooting on 'Episode VII'.The 57-year-old actress reprises her role as Princess Leia in the blockbuster sequel alongside alongside...

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Jj Abrams To 'Star Wars: Episode Vi' Cast & Crew: "Let's Give 'Em Something Great"

By Elinor Cosgrave | 21st May 2014

J.J. Abrams has written to the cast and crew of Star Wars: Episode VII, encouraging them in the production began shooting last Friday (16th May) in London.J.J. Abrams is directly Star Wars Episode VII.Abrams sent...

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Filming Begins On Star Wars: Episode Vii

16th May 2014

Filming has begun on 'Star Wars: Episode VII'.After months of anticipation, J.J Abrams' new instalment of the legendary sci-fi movie franchise has started shooting in Abu Dhabi today (16.05.14).Filming will then continue at Pinewood Studios...

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'Star Wars Episode 7' Titled "The Ancient Fear", First Images Of Chewbacca

By Michael West | 6th May 2014

Harry Knowles, the reliable and respected movie man at Ain't It Cool News, is quoting a source as saying JJ Abrams' new Star Wars movie is titled The Ancient Fear. Harry says his insider told...

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Domhnall Gleeson Still Coming To Terms With Star Wars Role

2nd May 2014

Domhnall Gleeson is still ''coming to terms'' with being cast in 'Star Wars Episode VII'.The 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows' actor joins Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew and Kenny...

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Star Wars Cast Announced

30th April 2014

The 'Star Wars: Episode VII' cast has been officially announced.Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew and Kenny Baker will all return to the franchise, while as previously rumoured, John Boyega, Adam...

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With The "Episode Vii" Cast, Jj Abrams Is Banking On Emerging Young Talent As Well As Franchise Veterans

By Victoria Pavlova | 30th April 2014

Star Wars nerds, this is your time – the full cast of J.J. Abrams’ Episode VII has been announced and, while some suspicions were confirmed, there are a few new faces to look forward to....

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Guess Who? 'Star Wars 7' Cast Revealed In Team Photo

By Lauren James | 29th April 2014

The cast of the new Star Wars movie has been revealed in a new teaser photo posted on the Star Wars website. The team shot shows includes John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac,...

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Original Star Wars Cast Leave Breadcrumb Trail In London As Ep Vii Prepares To Shoot

By Lauren James | 28th April 2014

Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher and Harrison Ford are all currently in London, prompting speculation over whether the original Star Wars trio will be reuniting to film JJ Abrams' upcoming Star Wars Episode VII. Abrams' new...

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Why Chewbacca Has To Return For 'Star Wars Episode Vii'

By Sophie Miskiw | 18th April 2014

The best Star Wars Episode VII news we’ve heard so far is that Peter Mayhew will (supposedly) be getting his Wookiee on once more to reprise his role as Chewbacca. It seems only fitting that...

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Maisie Richardson-sellers For Star Wars: Episode Vii?

10th April 2014

Maisie Richardson-Sellers is in talks to star in J.J. Abrams' 'Star Wars: Episode VII'.The Oxford-trained actress - whose main acting experience is in theatre - is reportedly being courted by producers to take on the...

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Maisie Richardson-sellers For Star Wars: Episode Vii?

10th April 2014

Maisie Richardson-Sellers is in talks to star in J.J. Abrams' 'Star Wars: Episode VII'.The Oxford-trained actress - whose main acting experience is in theatre - is reportedly being courted by producers to take on the...

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Peter Mayhew Heads To Pinewood To Play Chewbacca In Star Wars Episode 7

By Michael West | 9th April 2014

Peter Mayhew is to reprise his role as Chewbacca in Disney and Lucasfilm's upcoming movie Star Wars Episode VII and could even have begun shooting his scenes at London's Pinewood studios. Mayhew played the Wookiee...

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Star Wars Episode Vii To Feature Original Chewbacca, Peter Mayhew

By Jack de Aguilar | 8th April 2014

Intent on following one of the most ill-conceived and disassembled filming structures known to Hollywood, Star Wars Episode VII has started shooting while the full extent of the cast is yet to be finalised. But...

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Peter Mayhew Returning To Star Wars

8th April 2014

Peter Mayhew is set to return as Chewbacca in 'Star Wars: Episode VII'.The 69-year-old actor portrayed the hairy beast in the original 'Star Wars' trilogy, and 'Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith', as...

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Peter Mayhew Will Reprise 'Chewbacca' Role In 'Star Wars: Episode Vii'

By Nick Hill | 8th April 2014

British actor Peter Mayhew rose to fame after playing one of the most recognisable characters in cinematic history, 'Chewbacca.'The now 69 year-old portrayed the Wookiee in the original 'Star Wars' trilogy, opposite Harrison Ford as...

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Peter Mayhew Returning To Star Wars As Chewbacca

7th April 2014

British actor Peter Mayhew is bouncing back from double knee replacement surgery to reprise his iconic role as Chewbacca in J.J. Abrams' much-anticipated Star Wars sequel.The towering star, who suffers from excessive growth condition gigantism,...

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Wanted: One Chewbacca - Has Jj Abrams' Gone Wookiee Hunting For 'Star Wars Vii'?

By Lauren James | 24th September 2013

JJ Abrams' new Star Wars movie, Episode VII, may include a wookiee if the rumours currently circulating the internet are true. The news that Abrams might be on the hunt for a new Chewbacca was...

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Chewbacca For Star Wars Return?

23rd September 2013

Chewbacca may make a comeback in the 'Star Wars VII.'The fictional creature - also known as Chewie - appears in four of the sci-fi films as a brown-haired, non-English-speaking, loyal companion to lead character Hans...

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Chewbacca Has Knees Replaced

12th September 2013

'Star Wars' actor Peter Mayhew has had both his knees replaced. The 7ft 3in actor - who played Wookiee character Chewbacca in the original 'Star Wars' trilogy - had surgery on his legs on Monday...

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Peter Mayhew Undergoes Double Knee Replacement Surgery

12th September 2013

Star Wars actor Peter Mayhew is recovering after undergoing double knee replacement surgery.The towering Brit, who portrayed Chewbacca in the sci-fi film franchise, went under the knife at the Plaza Medical Center in Fort Worth,...

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Chewbacca Star Stopped By Airport Security Over Light Saber Cane

10th June 2013

Star Wars actor Peter Mayhew was stopped by airport security in Denver, Colorado recently after they attempted to ban him from taking his light saber-style cane onboard a plane.The British star, who portrayed Chewbacca in...

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Peter Mayhew's Tsa Debacle: Light Sabers Don't Work Off-screen

By Victoria Pavlova | 10th June 2013

In what is probably the first time a light saber has caused real-life trouble, Peter Mayhew got his cane, modeled on the fictional weapon, confiscated by TSA agents in Denver. The 7ft 2in actor, who...

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Chewbacca's Head Among Big Sellers At Film Auction

1st August 2012

The original Chewbacca head worn by actor Peter Mayhew in the Star Wars movies has been sold for $176,000 (£110,000) at a Hollywood memorabilia auction.The furry face mask was one of the big sellers at...

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Chewbacca Tops Sideman Poll

9th March 2007

Movie wookie CHEWBACCA has topped a new internet poll created to find the ultimate Celebrity Sideman. The STAR WARS character, portrayed by Brit PETER MAYHEW, beat BURT REYNOLDS' sidekick VICTOR PRINZIM (DOM DeLUISE) in THE...

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Fascinating Fact 1847

26th July 2006

Actor PETER MAYHEW, best known for his role as CHEWBACCA in the original STAR WARS trilogy, has signed up to star in forthcoming thriller YESTERDAY WAS A LIE.

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Chewbacca To Become An American

13th October 2005

STAR WARS star PETER MAYHEW is set to become the latest British actor to become an American. The towering film star, who played growling wookie CHEWBACCA in four Star Wars films, will take the...

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Chewbacca Met Wife At Star Wars Convention

18th May 2005

CHEWBACCA star PETER MAYHEW credits the STAR WARS movies with ending his search for the perfect wife. The British actor - who first stepped into the hairy Wookie costume in 1977's EPISODE IV: A...

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