"It's not wise to insult a Wookiee" The Chewbacca thread

Discussion in 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' started by Silvermoth, Dec 10, 2016.

  1. Silvermoth Avenger

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    What do you think? Do you want to Chewie appear in this? And do you want a young, well groomed Chewie?

    I would like that. I know Chewie is actually really old and long lived in the extended universe but seeing a young Chewie would be comparable to Baby Groot from Guardians of the Galaxy
     
  2. KRYPTON INC. Incorporated Kryptonian

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    No other posts here? For shame.
     
  3. Silvermoth Avenger

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    Haha yeah this section of the Hype has been a little deserted since there's been no new information in a while but hopefully once they start casting etc it should get a bit more energy
     
  4. KRYPTON INC. Incorporated Kryptonian

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    Is the actor that subbed in for Peter for parts of TFA going to play Chewie?
     
  5. KRYPTON INC. Incorporated Kryptonian

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    With the new trailer I am really pleased to see the Han/Chewie dynamic will be on display. Also, like everybody else I'm all "Who is that other Wookie Chewie appears to be saying goodbye to?"
     
  6. Inhuman117 Registered

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    There is or was was a Rumor that we see Chewies Family in this , and now it seems the Rumors are True which makes me extrem Happy that we also get more Backstory from Chewie too
     
  7. Doc Sidisous Guardian of the Whill

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    The real chewie :
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  8. Pennywise Registered

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    I've seen speculation it could be his wife.
     
  9. DarthSkywalker May the Force Be With You

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    Awesomeness.

    And man, Chewie losing a wife/kids in the mines would be so frickin' sad. :(
     
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    Will they be using Peter Mayhew at all in this (like for close-ups) or is it all another actor?
     
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    Mayhew wasn't in The Last Jedi at all so I can't imagine that he'll be in Solo either.
     
  13. KRYPTON INC. Incorporated Kryptonian

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    This is NewBacca.
     
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    OK, thanks, just wondered! Peter's great but I know he's faced some health challenges.
     
  15. KRYPTON INC. Incorporated Kryptonian

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    Unfortunately Peter is too hobbled these days to do much in the way of action, like in that gif showing the stunt where Chewie slams that Imperial.
     
  16. Roose Bolton Son of Katas

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    He's basically a consultant these days.
     
  17. KRYPTON INC. Incorporated Kryptonian

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    Was he on set for Solo?
     
  18. Roose Bolton Son of Katas

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    I don't know if he was on set, but I think he more or less made himself available to the new guy to get the various little "Wookiee" ticks right.
     
  19. Willi Berg On The Run

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    Was just watching some Chewbacca videos. Looking forward to seeing him the most.

    Chewie on set (promotion for #RoarForChange charity campaign):

    [YT]EIcgRoJBGVk[/YT]

    Here is the new Chewie actor Joonas Suotamo at 3:53 talking about the role and how he went on "Wookiee boot camp" where Peter Mayhew taught him about Chewbacca:

    [YT]vVvjZy6sscY[/YT]
     
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  20. Brutikus Pax per Tyrannidem

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    [​IMG]

    Here Chewie looks like he's sort of in that Lethal Lothario mode a la "Do you think I'm sexy?"


    :sly::sly::sly:
     

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