J.J. Abrams explains that he and franchise veteran Lawrence Kasdan took over writing Star Wars: Episode VII from Michael Arndt in order to hit the Dec. 18, 2015 release date.
Harrison Ford reveals that while “It’s not in the bag yet,” he, Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher are indeed returning to the roles that made them famous for director J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars: Episode VII.
Carrie Fisher leaves no doubt that she’ll reprise her role as Princess Leia in director J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars: Episode VII. “I just think she would be just like she was before,” the actress says, “only slower and less inclined to be up for the big battle.” UPDATED!
Lucasfilm has quickly confirmed that Michael Arndt, the Oscar-winning screenwriter of Little Miss Sunshine and Toy Story 3, will pen Star Wars: Episode VII, which is expected to include appearances by stars of the original trilogy.
Oscar winner Michael Arndt reportedly has written a 40- to 50-page treatment for Star Wars: Episode VII, which would include a much older Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia and Han Solo. Updated!
Toy Story 3 screenwriter Michael Arndt has been tapped to rewrite Hunger Games: Catching Fire for Lionsgate and new director Francis Lawrence.
Toy Story 3 writer Michael Arndt has been hired to pen a movie based on Disney’s Phineas And Ferb animated series.
Disney chooses commercials director and visual effects artist Michael Gracey to direct the Snow White-inspired action flick The Order of the Seven.