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Who Should Write the New Disney “Star Wars” Movie?

“Whedon’s trademark wit would be a breath of fresh air. He’s revered among geeks and is proud of that moniker, so for him to get involved in any capacity with the Star Wars franchise would be an incredible advantage.”[THR]

Eager to see Darth Vader wearing Mickey Mouse ears? Who isn’t? With the recent news this week that Disney has acquired the rights for George Lucas’s Star Wars francshise, Hollywood is abuzz at how the upcoming trilogy will enhance (or diminish) the original trilogy’s legacy.

Which brings us to the exciting notion of learning who will not only star in and direct the new films, but who will write them. After all, if it ain’t on the page, it ain’t on the stage (or screen). Some names being bandied about include Joss Whedon, Robert Kirkman, Lawrence Kasdan (who penned the last episode) and dark horses like Wes Anderson and Quentin Tarantino. Check out the list and let us know which scribe you’re rooting for . . . the galaxy depends on it.

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