One of the great pleasures of my life has been to share a stage with Peter Mayhew and David Prowse, the men behind Chewbacca and Darth Vader, respectively. Salt Lake Comic-Con this year asked me to host the Question and Answer session between these two legends and who was I to refuse?
You can listen to the full panel here as well:
We spoke of getting their parts in the movie, stories from the set, and many other things. A highlight was when David Prowse began telling stories from the set of Return of the Jedi and basically called Richard Marquand a wanker. Peter Mayhew also talked about the documentary film about the recovery from his knee surgery.
I had to pinch myself a few times while I was up on stage.
It was a wonderful time and not a thing could have made it better.
Well, one thing could have made it better: The Rebel Legion. They stormed the stage at the very end and inducted me as an Honorary Member:
This was certainly something to cross off the bucket list.