FANBOYS Director Making Movie about Chewbacca

Fanboys director Kyle Newman is developing a new movie based on the life story of actor Peter Mayhew, the the seven-foot three-inch actor who played Chewbacca in the Star Wars movies. The movie will be called Chewie and the Black List script comes from Evan Susser and Van Robichaux.

The story "is set against the backdrop of the making of 1977’s Star Wars and tracks Mayhew as he tries to balance a career as a hospital worker while chasing Hollywood dreams by playing a suited alien who would go on to become one of the most iconic screen sidekicks in modern times."

Newman secured the rights to Mayhew's life, and the Wookie actor will work with the director on bringing his story to the big screen. Is this a movie you would be interested in seeing? 

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