Rumor: Michael Arndt To Draft Star Wars: Episode VII Featuring The Characters Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia & Han Solo, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher & Harrison Ford May Reprise Rolls

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.

Arndt’s treatment includes the characters of Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia and Han Solo with hopes that Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher and Harrison Ford will return to their respective roles.

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.

Published by Larry Fire

I write an eclectic pop culture blog called THE FIRE WIRE that features articles about books, comics, music, movies, television, gadgets, posters, toys & more!

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