I think the things I wanted answered have been answered by people in the know that we can't talk about, so I'm perfectly happy with how Chewie came to be where he is and what is going on in Episode III.
I think that Star Wars revolutionized not only sci-fi movies, but also the entire industry in the way that things are done.
With Star Wars fans, there's so much enthusiasm, and it's a completely different generation now.
I think by that time I knew where Chewie was going, and he left me to do what was called for, because the character had been well established. You know, it was like putting on a second skin by that time.
It was amazing that during rehearsals, without any of the costume on, the character was there complete. It just happened. Half the time, I didn't know I was doing it.
After a while, the character sort of took over.
George has only got to ring me. His imagination is so wonderful, I'd do any character he might create.
I think the main thing was that the character couldn't speak in regular language, so he had to be mimed.
When you consider that you're a character that doesn't speak, but you've still got to react to the other actors, you've got to make a noise of some kind.
George Lucas puts those types of characters in for the kids. Same with Jar Jar.
I can go out in public without being recognized. If I want to be recognized in public, it will happen.
Never having played Chess before, it was most interesting to be playing the game with no pieces in front of me. But I still knew how to stroke my hair when I won.
They asked if I was interested in a role as a large alien in a movie.