Peter Mayhew, who brought us the lovable character Chewbacca in the "Star Wars" films, has shared some great behind-the-scenes images captured while the actor was part of the iconic franchise. The Wookie has a great eye for historical photography.
Mayhew took to Twitter on Tuesday night under his handle @TheWookieRoars, and started things off with the hashtag #nostalgic. Over the next few days, he tweeted photographs of himself along with "Star Wars" creator George Lucas and co-stars Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill and Carrie Fischer. Darth Vader, Yoda, C-3PO, Obi Wan Kenobi and some memorable sets and props are also seen.
For some reason, pictures of a bikini-clad Princess Leia drew the greatest response from "Star Wars" fans monitoring Mayhew's feed. And the actor's wit in writing captions for the images is evident throughout.
First published January 11 2014, 1:16 PM