12 November 2012 12:53 AM, PST | TotalFilm | See recent TotalFilm news »

As we reported last week, Little Miss Sunshine screenwriter Michael Arndt was being heavily linked with writing the script for Star Wars: Episode VII, and now the Oscar-winner has been officially confirmed in the role. “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,” read an official statement. Kathleen Kennedy and George Lucas have begun story conferences with Arndt.” That’s the script taken care...

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