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Nerdist News: Chewbacca Returns in STAR WARS: EPISODE VII!

Welcome back to another week of glorious Nerdist News, friends!

On today’s fantastic episode we’ve got a peek at a kangaroo robot, a preview of some of the original shows on their way to Xbox, Richard Donner’s confirmation that Goonies 2 is in the works, and the official announcement of the return of Peter Mayhew as Chewbacca in Star Wars: Episode VII! Thank the Maker.

We hope you enjoy today’s Nerdist News. Come on back tomorrow for another fresh episode with guest host Kevin Pereira and let us know in the comments below who else you’d like to see return to a galaxy far, far away!


  1. John says:

    I play Chewbacca at many comic cons and I loved this review and awesome talk about Star Wars Episode 7. Outstanding reporting and I think a dam good Chewie impression. lol….

    • Carl Hickman says:

      So I guess this will be before the invasion. The Twins will still be young too.

      • BurntPopcorn says:

        hi, just got here by way of twitter, have to day, Jessica = the schnizzles. wgich is awesomeness. made me laugh a bunch of times which I could count on one hand lol. I am hooked, will watch every day that I can remember to come back. awesome wookie impression, I bet Peter Mayhew is drooling 😛

  2. Jason says:

    I’m pretty sure neither my body, mind, nor soul are ready for ‘Goonies’ sequel. No, not at all.