Peter Mayhew, the original Chewbacca, headlines the latest group of Star Wars celebrities heading to the 2019 Star Wars Celebration in Chicago, according to StarWars.com.

  • Mayhew, who was the first to bring Chewbacca to life in Star Wars: A New Hope, will meet guests in the Topps autograph area.
  • He will be joined by quite a crew of Star Wars celebrities, including:
    • Donald Faison, the actor behind the swaggering Rodian ace pilot Hype Fazon on Star Wars Resistance.
    • Jason Isaacs, the voice of the Grand Inquisitor on Star Wars Rebels.
    • Vanessa Marshall, who played Hera Syndulla on Star Wars Rebels.
    • Myrna Velasco, who brings an effervescent energy to Torra Doza on Star Wars Resistance.
    • Michael Pennington, Moff Jerjerrod in Return of the Jedi.
    • Tom Kane, a veteran actor from Star Wars: The Clone Wars who lent his voice to many characters including the narrator at the start of each episode and Master Yoda.
    • Catherine Taber, the actor behind Padmé Amidala in Star Wars: The Clone Wars.
    • Dee Bradley Baker, who gave life to an army of clones on Star Wars: The Clone Wars and has added his voice to several other projects including Star Wars Rebels and Star Wars Resistance.
    • Temuera Morrison, who played Jango Fett and Commander Cody in Attack of the Clones and Revenge of the Sith respectively.
  • Star Wars Celebration will be held April 11-15 at McCormick Place in Chicago. For tickets and more information, visit the event’s official website.

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