(from The Hollywood Reporter)
As Oscar winner Michael Arndt exits, producer Kathleen Kennedy sought — and was denied — a delay, sources tell The Hollywood Reporter.
In a previous post, I worried that Arndt's departure was inspired by JJ Abrams, not Lawrence Kasdan.
As the director of the movie, and a power player in his own right, JJ ought to have more authority over VII even than Kasdan.
This seems to be confirmed by sources that tell the Reporter:
Abrams has become autocratic in recent months...