The internet rumor today is that Toy Story 3 screenwriter Michael Arndt has turned in a detailed 50-page treatment for Star Wars: Episode VII with and it’s quite likely that he’ll draft the screenplay.
Arndt, who also wrote Little Miss Sunshine (winning him an Academy Award) and the upcoming Oblivion and The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, is a noted fan of George Lucas’s seminal film series and has publicly lectured about their merits.
Star Wars: Episode VII is scheduled to be released in 2015.
Update: Lucasfilm has confirmed that award-winning writer Michael Arndt will write the screenplay for the new Star Wars film. Read more HERE.