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Star Wars Episode 7 looking for new 'Chewbacca'

London, Sept 24 : The 'Star Wars Episode 7' film bosses are reportedly looking for a male actor over 7 ft tall to play the wookie, 'Chewbacca.'


A casting call, which has gone out in the UK, is on a look out for a male actor, who is of "slim/thin" built, 7ft to 7.3 ft tall without being "thick set" especially in the shoulders and broad facial features, Metro.co.uk reported.

The call has sparked off rumours as it is titled as an 'Untitled Studio Feature,' produced by Kathleen Kennedy, JJ Abrams, Bryan Burk, and Tommy Harper.

According to film site Den of Geek, bosses could be looking for a new Wookie like Peter Mayhew, who played the original Chewbacca.

--ANI (Posted on 25-09-2013)

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