Star Wars is something that’s so special to so many people, that the mere idea of actually creating something new and fresh in that universe would be daunting. And yet, that’s what J.J. Abrams did with The Force Awakens.
When Michael Arndt was replaced as the writer of Star Wars: Episode VII last fall, we were told it had to do with timing concerns. But according to a new report in the Hollywood Reporter, the real reason was a disagreement over who the film should be about: Luke, Leia and Han, or the next generation.
People have been wondering why J.J. Abrams took the Episode VII screenwriting duties from Toy Story 3's Michael Arndt. According to Abrams, there's no insidious conspiracy and Arndt wasn't doing a bad job (at least that they're admitting to) — it's all about the scheduling.
Lawrence Kasdan and JJ Abrams are replacing Michael Arndt as the screenwriters on Star Wars Episode VII. And the internet is running wild with rumors and speculations about why Arndt is getting replaced. Some good, some bad.
Penning the next movie in the massive Star Wars franchise would be daunting for any man, and that's all screenwriter Michael Arndt is. A man, like any other. A man susceptible to studio pressure, fan expectations and writer's block, as this video — made for the eventual Blu-ray extras — reveals.
We're all verrrry curious about how Little Miss Sunshine screenwriter Michael Arndt will handle his job writing the script for the somewhat anticipated Star Wars: Episode VII. Happily, Movies.com has dug up the video of an hour-long talk Arndt gave in 2007, discussing his screenwriting process for Little Miss Sunshine
Yesterday, we reported the rumor that Michael Arndt, screenwriter of Toy Story 3 and Little Miss Sunshine would be writing the screenplay for the new Star Wars movie. Today, the official Star Wars website confirms that Arndt will be penning the script for Episode VII, slated for a 2015 release.
Has Disney already found the writer for Star Wars: Episode VII? One particular name is being thrown around, and when you think about it, it makes complete sense.