Urgent question: Will Chewie get to fuck that other Wookiee in the Solo trailer?

We understand that it’s only Monday morning, but we need everyone to stop working right now because there is an urgent matter in need of your attention. In the newest Solo trailer—which gave us a closer look at the plot and blessed us with a bit more Lando—there was a one-second clip in which Chewie can be seen…

Feast your lusty eyes on Young Chewbacca, there are no judgments here

Though the drama surrounding Phil Lord and Chris Miller’s exit from Disney’s Han Solo film has left plenty of fans nervous over the spinoff’s creative direction, all of them agree that, no matter who’s directing, the finished project will be considered a success so long as it finally gives them a young Chewbacca. “We…

Sit back and enjoy Adam Savage building Chewbacca’s ammo belt

Former MythBuster Adam Savage is both a noted Star Wars fan and Chewbacca cosplayer. So for the latest video in his One Day Builds series on the Tested YouTube channel, he decided to offer instructions on how to make a pitch-perfect replica of Chewbacca’s bandolier and purse. Savage previously made his own bandolier…

Lost The Force Awakens scene shows Chewie going apeshit, ripping dude’s arm off

“It’s not wise to upset a Wookiee,” Han Solo memorably tells C-3PO in A New Hope, blithely informing the droid that Wookiees won’t think twice about ripping your arm out of its socket. Turns out he wasn’t kidding. An unaired scene from The Force Awakens shows Chewbacca doing exactly that to the bulbous, snide Unkar…

Today’s Amazon deals: Cheap cashmere and a game-changing bottle opener

In an effort to both serve our readers and help support The A.V. Club, we are going to post daily links to deals and interesting items that we find over on Amazon. If you use these links to click through and buy something—not just the thing you clicked—on Amazon, we will see a portion of that income. You don’t have to…

Chewbacca and 3 great Blu-rays for $19.99: Here’s what’s on sale on Amazon today

In an effort to both serve our readers and help support The A.V. Club, we are going to post daily links to deals and interesting items that we find over on Amazon. If you use these links to click through and buy something—not just the thing you clicked—on Amazon, we will see a portion of that income. You don’t have to…

This artist has a seemingly endless supply of Chewbacca puns

Chewbacca, the hirsute, growling 7’6” Wookiee of the Star Wars saga, has been an integral part of popular culture for nearly 40 years now, and he’s still providing inspiration to his legions of fans around the world. Case in point: Drewbacca, a series of clever, pun-based line drawings by U.K. artist Joe Stone, the…

Texas woman dons Chewbacca mask in a Kohl’s parking lot, experiences pure joy

A video of a Texas woman gleefully donning a Chewbacca mask in a Kohl’s parking lot is the internet’s latest viral sensation. Candace Payne, the aforementioned woman, was already clad in a Death Star T-shirt when she bought the mask, which she just couldn’t wait to get out of the box. She started broadcasting the…

Chewbacca will be in the Han Solo movie, because spinoffs can’t keep BFFs apart

It looks like the one ship in the galaxy that the Millennium Falcon can’t outrun is friendship, because The Wrap is reporting that Chewbacca will be joining his best buddy Han Solo in the lovable scoundrel’s standalone Star Wars spinoff. This news comes from Disney’s Bob Iger himself, who specifically referred to the…

Chewbacca howls his way through Hoobastank’s “Crawling In The Dark”

How far can a single, silly pun carry a musical mashup? And to what extent does the ineffable awesomeness of beloved Star Wars character Chewbacca trump the overall crumminess of decidedly non-beloved 2000s rock radio mainstays Hoobastank? The answers to these questions are provided by United Citizen Brigade’s Dan…

Star Wars’ throne room scene is very different without its iconic score

Star Wars: A New Hope’s wordless final scene relies on John Williams’ sweeping score to carry the triumphant moment. The Death Star is vanquished, the heroes have won, and everyone celebrates. Hooray! Take that score away, though, and that celebration becomes the story of two dudes and their terrifying enforcer/pet…