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Original Trilogy Scribe Lawrence Kasdan & Simon Kinberg Being Considered For Episode 8 & 9
Reported by Jay Cochran - 08:52 AM 2012.11.21

Deadline reports that Disney is in talks with Lawrence Kasdan and Simon Kinberg to scribe the Star Wars Episodes 8 and 9 movies. Michael Arndt (Toy Story III) was recently hired to do Episode 7, the first Star Wars movie to be released under the Disney banner.

Kasdan is well known to Star Wars fans because he scripted both the Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi as well as Raiders Of The Lost Ark for Lucas and Steven Spielberg.

Kinberg's work includes Sherlock Holmes, X-Men: First Class and the upcoming X-Men: Days Of Future Past which is being directed by Bryan Singer.

Episode 7 is expected to hit theaters sometime in 2015 with the following two films to follow in 2017 and 2019.

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