Finally, A ‘Star Wars VII’ Rumor Is True: Michael Arndt Confirmed to Write Screenplay

By  · Published on November 10th, 2012

As we reported yesterday, it looks as if screenwriter Michael Arndt is now confirmed to write the new Star Wars screenplay. The news comes from (via The Film Stage), which tells us:

As pre-production of Star Wars: Episode VII begins, Lucasfilm has confirmed that award-winning writer Michael Arndt will write the screenplay for the new Star Wars film. As revealed in the ongoing video series posted here on, Kathleen Kennedy and George Lucas have begun story conferences with Arndt. Arndt won an Academy Award® for Best Original Screenplay for writing Little Miss Sunshine (2006), and was nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay for writing Toy Story 3 (2010).

Hey, confirmation, that’s cool. Let’s keep that coming.

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