Chewie Movie

Chewie movie production status is currently Development

August 4, 2012 • Story selection and rights acquired; idea being crafted into usable script; financing and casting attachments sought; aiming for 'greenlight'.

Who's Involved:

Evan Susser, Van Robichaux, Kyle Newman, D.J. Gugenheim, Jess Rosenthal

Release Date:

To Be Announced (TBA)


Runtime: N/A
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

Set against the backdrop of the making of Star Wars, Peter Mayhew tries to balance a career as a hospital worker while chasing Hollywood dreams by playing furry suited alien Chewbacca, who goes on to become one of the most iconic screen sidekicks in modern times.

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Who stars in Chewie: Cast List

No cast available.

Who's making Chewie: Crew List

A look at the Chewie behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Kyle Newman last directed Barely Lethal and Emo Boy. The film's writer Evan Susser last wrote Sonic the Hedgehog and Fist Fight.


Kyle Newman


D.J. Gugenheim
Jess Rosenthal

Watch: Chewie Trailers & Videos

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Production: What we know about Chewie?

Key Facts

  1. Based on a true story. The script was on the 2011 Blacklist.

Filming Timeline

  1. August 2012: The film was in Development status.

Chewie Release Date: When is the film coming out?

Chewie is coming out To Be Announced (TBA).

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