ENI Action Figures Comics Games Horror Marvel Star Wars Transformers  
Animation Anime ARCADE Classifieds Entertainment Television Podcasts
Get the scoop on Clone Wars and all the Star Wars series news from on Jedi Insider: the site for daily Star Wars action figures, games, movies and reviews
Peter Mayhew At Megcon 2014
Bespin refugee - March 23, 2014


Peter "Chewbacca" Mayhew was part of a Star Wars panel discussion, as well as, he Clone Wars' Tom Kane, at this weekend's Megcon, and he revealed some behind the scenes tidbits about filming the Original Trilogy.

"...Chewbacca's head tilt was inspired by him having to duck to go through doorways." *

He says the Holiday Special was "an interesting thing", but, it paid some bills. *

"...Empire was the most fun to film because everyone was more comfortable with their characters" *

"...the Chewie costume was hot and sauna-like even while filming in Norway. Like wearing winter clothes all the time." *

On reports of Chewie's death in the Expanded Universe, "family was shocked,... thought something had happened to Peter!" **

he once told a young concerned fan,"I'm here and as far as I'm concerned I ain't dead yet" **

"...publisher who called him said EU books do not have a bearing on the movies" **

When asked if he has read about Episode VII online, Mayhew says. "No, I don't know anything about it." *

"If [more Star Wars] comes, great. If not, I can always sign my name. And there's plenty to sign." *
(Sources: * Amy Ratcliffe (@amy_geek) and ** LillianSkye (@LillianSkye) on Twitter)






last 10 shown - scroll to view more   Member Comments

Wheeljack35
2014-03-24
12:19 am

I forgot about Megacon I haven't been there since 2005 and i'm 2 hours away from it.My freind went and he got his picture taken with the cast of the origional BSG 
»  Read ALL Forums Posts & Replies
»  Post a Comment on This Story!  (ENI Membership Required)


More Conventions & Events News

« PREVIOUSHOME     NEXT »


ADVERTISE HERE




ENI
About
Entertainment News International (ENI) is the popular culture network for fans all around the world. Get the scoop on all the popular comics, games, movies, toys, and more every day!
Sites
Action Figures
Classifieds
Entertainment
Marvel
 
Podcasts
Star Wars
Superheroes
Transformers
Links
Support
© 2015 Entertainment News International - All images, trademarks, logos, video, brands and images used on this website are registered trademarks of their respective companies and or owners. All Rights Reserved. Data has been shared for news reporting purposes only. All content sourced by fans, online websites, and or other fan community sources. Entertainment News International is not responsible for reporting errors, inaccuracies, omissions, and or other liablities related to news shared here. We do our best to keep tabs on infringements. If some of your content was shared by accident. To have it removed right away, please [ Contact Us ].