Peter ‘Chewbacca’ Mayhew Tweets Unseen Photos From ‘Star Wars’

- R. Del Rosario | CBS Local
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"Chewbacca" (credit: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

“Chewbacca” (credit: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – The actor who played “Chewbacca” in the classic “Star Wars” films, Peter Mayhew took to Twitter to release a collection of behind-the-scenes photos from the original trilogy.

Each set contains some never before seen photos of co-stars Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill and Star Wars creator George Lucas.

San Francisco-based Lucasfilm is set to begin shooting “Star Wars VII” in the spring at Pinewood Studios. The release date Walt Disney Studios announced for the highly anticipated film will be on December 18, 2015. Casting is currently underway. No word yet to Mayhew’s involvement as Chewbacca.

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