Chewie Movie

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Status: Development As of August 4, 2012

Development: Story selection and rights acquired; idea being crafted into usable script; financing and casting attachments sought; aiming for 'greenlight'.

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Chewie

TBA | Biography Drama

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 ... full plot below

U.S. Release Date

Chewie release date is set for To Be Announced (TBA)

Producers

D.J. Gugenheim
Jess Rosenthal

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Directed by

Kyle Newman

Screenwriter

Evan Susser
Van Robichaux

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Rating MPAA

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Storyline

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.
modified plot formulation from hollywoodreporter.com

Trivia & Production Notes

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

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