‘Toy Story 3’ writer may pen new ‘Star Wars’ movie

Michael Arndt (Photo CNN)

Michael Arndt (Photo CNN)

(CNN) — From “infinity and beyond” to “a galaxy far, far away,” “Toy Story 3” screenwriter Michael Arndt could pen the script for the new “Star Wars” movie.

Arndt, the Oscar-winning writer behind 2006’s “Little Miss Sunshine” and the “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,” which is due out in November 2013, was hired to write an extended outline for “Episode 7,” according to Variety.

It’s likely that he’ll also write a draft of the screenplay, to include “a much older Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, and Han Solo,” the site reports.

Though none of the original actors have signed on as of yet, Mark HamillCarrie Fisher and Harrison Ford have all said they’re open to the idea of reprising their roles.

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