Jonny's lofty ambition to be in Star Wars
He's 7ft 3in tall, he comes from North Somerset, and he's desperate to become the new Chewbacca in the latest instalment of the Star Wars saga.
Jonny Mathers, 34, has replied to a casting call because he is convinced he is perfect for the role.
British actor Peter Mayhew, 69, who is also 7ft 3in tall, played Chewbacca in previous Star Wars films.
Disney announced it would be making three new Star Wars films after it bought Lucasfilm, the company started by Star Wars creator George Lucas, in October 2012.
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Walt Disney Pictures/LucasFilm/Bad Robot have put out a casting call for a: "Male, 7ft to 7.3ft tall with a slim/thin build and upright posture.
"Not too worked out or too 'thick set', especially in the shoulders. Broad facial features would be a bonus".
Mr Mathers said his mum rang to tell him about the casting call which is for an "untitled studio feature".
"She said she'd heard the casting directors were looking for a 7ft 3in male and we twigged it was Star Wars," he said. "There can't be that many roles for blokes my height and I'd love to be in it, no matter what capacity."
Mr Mathers, who has never acted professionally, replied to the call and set up a Facebook page which received more than 1,000 likes in its first 48 hours.
He has been a Star Wars fan since he first went to the cinema to see Return of the Jedi as a four-year-old.
He said: "It would be my dream come true to be part of the latest instalment."
The Chewbacca character, a Wookiee, has featured in four of the previous Star Wars.