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Old 06-11-2013, 03:51 PM   #54
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Default Re: General Star Wars Episode VII News/Speculation Thread - Part 3

Not to bait but this is for Smallville Fan. I couldn't help it.
More importantly, though, the process that is underway with Michael Arndt writing the film involves a number of other voices all thinking about how to further expand the universe of the movies. Simon Kinberg, Lawrence Kasdan, and voices you aren't even aware of yet are all contributing to the conversation, and they are not sitting there as a group taking notes on stories that were told in book form.They did not walk into the situation handcuffed to the idea of just adapting something. The people that have signed on have signed on so that they can take advantage of the freedom of a wide-open universe, and they are working to build something that you don't expect, something that does something new.

I'm being careful here because I don't want to make the same mistakes I've made in the past, dropping casual revelations of information that would spoil things early. And while I'm not going to tell you my sources, my track record with both Abrams films and "Star Wars" films more than speaks for itself. I can just tell you that they hired people to dream big, and this rumor is about as far from "dreaming big" as you can get. This rumor is 100% fabricated, and when 2015 rolls around, you'll get an idea of just how completely they're leaving the already-existent books behind.

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