Peter Mayhew Returning as Chewbacca in Star Wars: Episode VII

It is being reported by The Hollywood Reporter that that actor Peter Mayhew is returning to the Star Wars universe to reprise his role as Chewbacca for Disney and Lucasfilm‘s upcoming sequel, Star Wars: Episode VII. The film, directed by J.J. Abrams, is scheduled to hit theaters on December 18th, 2015. We previously wrote about the confirmation that actors Harrison Ford (Han Solo), Carrie Fisher (Princess Leia), and Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker) are returning for future Star Wars films.

via The Hollywood Reporter