'Solo: A Star Wars Story': Chewbacca Actor Joonas Suotamo (Full Interview)

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  • Published on May 18, 2018
  • Chewbacca actor Joonas Suotamo sits down with ET to discuss stepping into Peter Mayhew's shoes in 'Solo: A Star Wars Story,' out May 17.
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Comments • 50

  • cgarnet01
    cgarnet01 2 months ago

    He seems like a cool guy.

  • Reema Ameer
    Reema Ameer 7 months ago

    I thought Chewbacca supposedta be shawt 😐

    • timomastosalo
      timomastosalo 8 days ago

      Oh, like that the head was just a prop on top of the actor?

  • Dominique McQueen
    Dominique McQueen 9 months ago

    lorT he could get it...

  • handoverthecoffee
    handoverthecoffee 10 months ago +2

    He knows English and he isn't deaf. Why the he'll are you yelling like a moron 😂😂😂😂

  • Metalkitty666
    Metalkitty666 11 months ago +1

    oh god.....he is so cute and hot x.x

  • Sabrina Wohlman
    Sabrina Wohlman 11 months ago

    What an eloquent and intelligent person he seems to be. I'm impressed. I'm sure his size was not the only reason he got that part. I hope this helps skyrocket his international career.

  • chanel collette
    chanel collette 11 months ago

    But but he’s been in the Star Wars movies before.... interviewer didn’t do his homework

  • whocantexplain
    whocantexplain 11 months ago +4

    It’s like the interviewer didn’t know Joonas was in 2 Star Wars movies before solo until halfway through the interview

    • Stephen Taylor
      Stephen Taylor 11 months ago +2

      Technically he's 3 he was in TFA as well sharing with Peter Mayhew.

  • Tommy Baynard
    Tommy Baynard 11 months ago +6

    Saw Solo....loved it....but a little disappointed that I did not see how Chewbacca got the famous crossbow hopefully see it in Solo 2

  • The Anime Noob
    The Anime Noob 11 months ago +3

    I have now found the impossible! A comment section on a video on Star Wars where no one is trying to insult Disney it constantly say rian Johnson should be hanged

    • The Anime Noob
      The Anime Noob 11 months ago

      C. Tyrell I don’t think he’s that bad. I liked the last jedi, even though they did do a bunch of different screw ups and there are some things that should have been changed I still enjoyed the film

    • C. Tyrell
      C. Tyrell 11 months ago +1

      Nyan Johnson had nothing to do with this movie. (He should be hanged)

  • Anni Kalapudas
    Anni Kalapudas 11 months ago +5

    I'm so proud of him, our homeboy made it to the Star Wars

  • casey leedham
    casey leedham 11 months ago +30

    the shower scene is epic

    • catfish552
      catfish552 11 months ago +1

      And Chewie probably doesn't think it's weird!
      It's not like he wears clothes the rest of the time...

  • Peter Tiba
    Peter Tiba 11 months ago +8

    "This movie tells the story about young Han and YOUNG Chewie" ... who is 190y old! :D

  • TheVarpuli
    TheVarpuli 11 months ago

  • Blue Sky
    Blue Sky Year ago +2

    tall boi

  • athanatic
    athanatic Year ago +2

    If we could just avoid the cutaways to Max Headroom...

  • René' Cruz
    René' Cruz Year ago +3

    Darth👹Maul! 🔦🖖

  • Cal Archer
    Cal Archer Year ago +9

    This guy Is awesome

  • Wise Guy4U
    Wise Guy4U Year ago +8

    Ill bet Peter did the sitting scenes and Joonas did the rest (Force Awakens). Peter cant walk very well now.

    • whocantexplain
      whocantexplain 11 months ago +2

      Wise Guy4U That’s how it was in TFA, but Solo is entirely Joonas. I don’t remember if Peter is in TLJ, but that’s mostly Joonas too.

  • nina dpz
    nina dpz Year ago +4

    I have to work on him for my French class and this is not to bad he look really hot

  • h
    h Year ago +12

    You can see how he's just an enormous fan of Star Wars himself!

  • Jacob Dominguez
    Jacob Dominguez Year ago +8

    I just saw Solo: A Star Wars Story, & yeah, he is a GREAT Chewbacca. 😀👍💯

  • RuinedFlipper73
    RuinedFlipper73 Year ago +15

    Never forget Peter Mayhew! No one can play chewie better than him!

    • timomastosalo
      timomastosalo 8 days ago

      He set the parameters

    • RuinedFlipper73
      RuinedFlipper73 11 months ago

      Eric Bergren Very true!

    • Eric Bergren
      Eric Bergren 11 months ago +8

      Time tackles all, we must all make room for the next generation's on the river of life. Great Job Chewy Young and Old!!

    • BLS
      BLS Year ago +9

      yea i agree but were lucky to have joonas

  • Michael Bean
    Michael Bean Year ago +16

    Joonas Suotamo is awesometacular !!!

  • SwaggerLikeUz
    SwaggerLikeUz Year ago +75

    Peter Mayhew would be proud!

    • Martian _
      Martian _ 7 days ago

      +Bones182x welp hes dead now

    • timomastosalo
      timomastosalo 8 days ago

      He adviced Joonas for a week before he started

    • Robin
      Robin 6 months ago

      He even has the same natural hair color as Chewbacca haha I love it

    • TheConfusedPug.
      TheConfusedPug. Year ago

      SwaggerLikeUz s

    • Bones182x
      Bones182x Year ago +1

      He’s not dead. What do you mean would be? HES ALIVE !!

  • Burning Flame
    Burning Flame Year ago +9

    I'm Excited For the Newest movie I'm really excited to see it if your excited for solo the movie Like this comment

  • Aunt Vesuvi
    Aunt Vesuvi Year ago +19

    I simply adore Mr. Suotamo! 💜

  • Brandon Richford
    Brandon Richford Year ago +77

    I didn't know that Chebacca is hot

    • timomastosalo
      timomastosalo 8 days ago

      It's hot to be Chewbacca

    • Umbra Nex
      Umbra Nex 11 months ago +3

      Brandon Richford have you seen that suit? You'd melt in that

  • Eric Rivera
    Eric Rivera Year ago +48

    Joonas is so freaking hot 😍

    • mikrokupu
      mikrokupu 11 months ago +3

      Just noticed there's an other blond, super tall, kind of hot "Chewbacca" from Finland, NBA player Lauri Markkanen

    • BLS
      BLS Year ago

      damn tree huggers lol

    • mikrokupu
      mikrokupu Year ago +5

      All the Chewbaccas from Finland are hot :)

    • Rust Cohle
      Rust Cohle Year ago

      Eric Rivera HA! Gayyyyyyyyyy