[Movies] Michael Arndt Confirmed to Write Star Wars: Episode VII Posted by Jeremy Thomas on 11.09.2012
He will provide the full screenplay...
Michael Arndt is now officially the man who will write the next Star Wars film. SuperHeroHype has received official word that Arndt (Little Miss Sunshine, Oblivion, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire) will script the full film, which hits theaters in 2015.
It was previously reported that Arndt, a noted fan of the franchise, had provided an extensive treatment for the film. Whether rumors that his plot will include Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia and Han Solo are true or not is unknown. Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher and Harrison Ford have all expressed willingness to return to the roles.