Fans of "Star wars" second day heatedly discuss restless news: who Cubukcu artist Peter Mayhew got to the hospital. Medical staff diagnosed him with pneumonia.
As explained spouse 70-year-old Mayhew Angie, her husband will spend in the hospital for several days until full recovery. "Thank you for your wishes, prayers and good ideas. Health workers gladly inform you about modifications in the state of Peter", she wrote on the forum Reddit.com.
Peter Mayhew - English and American actor, famous for roles Wookiees Chewbacca in the series of films "Star wars". Mayhew growth which is 2,21 m, before stellar career employees worked at the hospital. Own debut role he played in the movie "Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger" in 1977. Her artist got absolutely accidentally, when the producers of the movie saw his picture in a newspaper - article about people with big feet. So Peter Mayhew got the role of the Minotaur.
When casting for their first film Star wars producer George Lucas wanted an artist who would fit for the role obeshannogo being Chewbacca. Initially this role was claimed bodybuilder David Prout, but later he was approved for the role of Darth Vader. As stated by Lucas, all we had to do Mayhew to gain the role of Chewbacca, is simply to stand at full height.
It is curious that sounded Cubukcu not Peter himself, and the famous sound designer Ben burtt, who worked on all series "Star wars". Specifically, he developed breathing of Darth Vader and the whistling of the robot R2-D2. At the present time Peter Mayhew lives in the metropolis of Granbury, Texas, and is the owner of the business.
Add that 7 episode of the famous epic "Star wars: the force Awakening" will be released on December 18 of this year. The film Director was Jay Jay Abrams, the events of the new film will take place 30 years after the 6 series, return of the Jedi", filmed in 1983. It is known that in the center of the plot are the characters unique trilogy - Luc Kyocer, Princess Leia and Han Solo, which will play pretty old mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher and Harrison Ford.