Chewbacca Settles The Han Solo Who Shot First Debate


The other day, University of New Brunswick librarian uncovered an original Star Wars script which proved that Han Solo (Harrison Ford) shot Greedo first.

To finally put this "who shot first" debate to bed, Peter Mayhew, who played Chewbacca, has posted his own version of the Star Wars script. You can read it below, but it also verifies that Han shot first.

This should settle the Original story of "who shot first" .. after all these years, it still feels like I'm leaking a story line

Posted by Peter-Angie Mayhew on Monday, June 8, 2015

The 1997 special edition of the film reworked the scene so that Greedo shot at Han first, and Han killed Greedo in self-defense. Director George Lucas has said multiple occasions that he originally intended for Greedo to shoot first, but these scripts suggests otherwise.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens opens in theaters December 18, 2015.