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Peter Mayhew’s Widow Introduces ‘The Book Of Boba Fett’s Wookiee Character: “You Have Some Giant Shoes To Fill”

A novel Wookiee entered the Significant particular person Wars scene with a warmth welcome from Angie Mayhew, the widow of Chewbacca actor Peter Mayhew.

On Wednesday Angie Mayhew extended a “warmest Wookiee welcome” to and launched Carey Jones who performs the “fierce Black Krrsantan” in Disney ’s The E book of Boba Fett. Jones’s Black Krrsantan, who first looked in collection’ second episode, is the latest Wookiee following in the steps of the unhurried Peter Mayhew’s Chewbacca.

“You’ve got some broad shoes to possess, welcome to the Wookiee family,” Angie Mayhew tweeted during the Peter Mayhew Foundation’s gracious Twitter legend. “Peter would have cherished seeing a Wookiee in actual fact unleashed!”

Carey joins Temuera Morrison and Ming-Na Wen in the Disney spinoff collection. The E book of Boba Fett, which premiered on Dec. 29, finds legendary bounty hunter Boba Fett and mercenary Fennec Shand navigating the galaxy’s underworld after they return to the sands of Tatooine to stake their scream on the territory as soon as dominated by Jabba the Hutt and his crime syndicate. The gathering is govt produced by Jon Favreau, Dave Filoni, Robert Rodriguez, Kathleen Kennedy and Colin Wilson. Karen Gilchrist and Carrie Beck abet as co-govt producers, with John Bartnicki producing and John Hampian as co-producer.

Peter Mayhew died April 30, 2019 at his North Texas dwelling. He became as soon as 74 years fashioned. He performed Chewbacca in the unique Significant particular person Wars trilogy and two varied movies in the collection.

A Message from Angie Mayhew: “Warmest Wookiee welcome to Carey Jones who’s enjoying fierce Black Krrsantan in the E book of Boba Fett. You’ve got some broad shoes to possess, welcome to the Wookiee family! Peter would have cherished seeing a Wookiee in actual fact unleashed!” #WookieeWednesday pic.twitter.com/YREVjOa8iH

— Peter Mayhew Foundation (@TheWookieeRoars) January 26, 2022

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