Michael Arndt's scrapped Star Wars story was about Luke and Han's kids

When Michael Arndt was replaced as the writer of Star Wars: Episode VII last fall, we were told it had to do with timing concerns. But according to a new report in the Hollywood Reporter, the real reason was a disagreement over who the film should be about: Luke, Leia and Han, or the next generation. » 1/12/14 11:00am 1/12/14 11:00am

Behold handwritten pages from the Empire Strikes Back script

Screenwriter Lawrence Kasdan wrote his first script draft for The Empire Strikes Back (though his was certainly not the first draft) by hand, and recently donated those handwritten pages to the Writers Guild Foundation Archive. Slashfilm got a peek at a few of those pages, and how they differ from the final version of… » 5/04/13 1:00pm 5/04/13 1:00pm

Empire Strikes Back Scribe To Tackle Robotech

Robotech, the anime series about Transformers that can take human passengers, is rumored to be getting the masterful touch of Lawrence Kasdan for its live-action movie. This infamous scribe has worked his magic on other legendary movies such as The Empire Strikes Back and Raiders Of The Lost Ark. Robotech has been in… » 6/13/08 2:55pm 6/13/08 2:55pm