Lawrence Kasdan News
5:10 PM 11/25/2013 by Jeff Giles
At this point, we feel like we need to begin every Star Wars-related report with a reminder that we really don't know much of anything at all about Episode VII, or anything else about Disney's plans for the revived franchise, but that we keep reporting on various bits of rumor mill effluvia because, well, it's freaking Star Wars.
4:52 PM 11/14/2013 by Jeff Giles
We received word of a screenwriter change and an official release date last week, so it would seem unreasonable to expect more in the way of official information regarding Star Wars: Episode VII anytime soon. In that spirit, we're more than happy to accept a snapshot from writer/director J.J. Abrams from the Wars workshop -- especially one that seems to confirm the return of a certain beloved character.
J.J. Abrams Says He and Lawrence Kasdan Took over Screenwriting Duties on STAR WARS: EPISODE VII to Meet the "Time Frame"
collider.com – A couple weeks ago, we learned that screenwriter Michael Arndt (Toy Story 3) had left Star Wars: Episode VII, and director J.J. Abrams would write the script with Lawrence Kasdan (The Empire Strikes Back). A week later, it was reported that although producer Kathleen Kennedy had sought to push the film's release to 2016, but Disney refused to budge and held on to the previously-announced 2015 release. 3 weeks 6 days ago via donnieyen
3:20 PM 10/29/2013 by Jeff Giles
Today seems to be the day for dodgily sourced rumors to make the news, so we figure we might as well acknowledge the existence of recently circulating reports suggesting that Harrison Ford came to Disney's table with an unusual set of demands before agreeing to sign on for Star Wars:
The Download: Lawrence Kasdan Returns to 'Star Wars' & Stephen Lang Resurrected for 'Avatar' Sequels
5:47 PM 10/26/2013 by Binh Ngo
This week on The Download, the MWB gang talks about Lawrence Kasdan writing Star Wars: Episode VII and Stephen Lang's return to the Avatar sequels. Come and join in their discussion.
3:55 PM 10/24/2013 by Jeff Giles
If you've been wondering how screenwriter Michael Arndt was handling the pressure of writing the script for the first Star Wars sequel in 30 years, wonder no more: According to a new press release issued by Disney and Lucasfilm, Arndt has been supplanted by director J.J. Abrams and Lawrence Kasdan.
Film: Newswire: Today in Star Wars reports: Michael Arndt is no longer writing Star Wars: Episode VII
avclub.com – Rebelling against the powerful skeptic’s empire that sought to quell the uprising of any more Star Wars, a new hope emerged in the form of hiring writer Michael Arndt, whose experience with crafting satisfying, award-winning screenplays like Little Miss Sunshine and Toy Story 3 is regarded as so masterful, writers far and wide seek him out to complete their own training. 5 weeks 6 days ago via donnieyen
latino-review.com – As Episode VII continues pre-production, Lawrence Kasdan and director J.J. Abrams have assumed screenwriting duties for the film. Kasdan, who has been serving as a consultant on the film, is a veteran of several classic Lucasfilm productions, writing the screenplay for Raiders of the Lost Ark and serving as co-screenwriter for The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi. 5 weeks 6 days ago via donnieyen
feedproxy.google.com – IGN was lucky to catch screenwriters Lawrence Kasdan (Empire Strikes Back, Raiders of the Lost Ark) and Simon Kinberg (Sherlock Holmes, X-Men: The Last Stand) at last night’s Final Draft Big Break screenwriting awards, where Kasdan was honored with the hall of fame award. Jim Vejvoda talked to them about the upcoming seventh installment of the Star Wars Skywalker saga and the standalone spin-off films, which they are currently working on as “consultants”. 42 weeks 5 days ago via theothersenhman