Star Wars 8 Last Jedi: Who plays Chewbacca? Meet the handsome actor under the Wookie suit

Star Wars 8 Last Jedi: Who plays Chewbacca? Meet the handsome actor under the Wookie suit
 

After Peter Mayhew, now 73, played the Wookie throughout the original series, now Joonas Suotamo, 31, has stepped up to the plate.
The star is actually a Finnish basketball player, and stands at a towering six feet and 10 inches tall, or 2.09m.
He will also play the iconic supporting role in Solo: A Star Wars Story; due in cinemas next May.
Chewbacca is, as it stands, his only professional film credit, after he was a double for Mayhew on 2015’s The Force Awakens.
He told starwarsinterviews.com: “I was made aware of the casting process and the fact they were looking for someone to play... read more

 
14 December 2017 in Entertainment, Views: 39
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