Peter Mayhew to Make a Full Recovery After being Hospitalized for Pneumonia.
Peter Mayhew who will reprise his role as Chewbacca in the upcoming Star Wars: The Force Awakens, has been hospitalized for pneumonia. The good news is that he is already feeling well and will make a full recovery…
Peter Mayhew’s webmaster himself confirmed the news on Peter’s Twitter page:
Hey all, @Webmaster_Rick here. Peter is recovering well from his bout of pneumonia. He thanks you for the well wishes!!!
— Peter Mayhew (@TheWookieeRoars) January 20, 2015
Mayhew had to cancel his scheduled appearance over the weekend at a comic shop in Texas.
Later Mayhew’s wife Angie posted through his Reddit account the good news:
Thank you for all the well wishes, prayers, good vibes, and happy thoughts.
Peter is indeed in the hospital with pneumonia.
He will make a full recovery, and hope to be discharged within a few days. Doctors are incredibly happy with his improvements.
We at SW7N wish a swift and complete recovery to our favorite Wookiee!