The Hollywood Reporter brings us an inside look at a dispute over the release time frame of Star Wars Episode VII. According to THR, the dispute pits Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy against Disney CEO Bob Iger:
According to those close to the project, producer Kathleen Kennedy and most of the film's creative team have asked Disney to push the release to 2016, but studio CEO Robert Iger is adamant that Episode VII -- perhaps the franchise's most anticipated installment since 1999's The Phantom Menace -- not budge.We know that the script for Episode VII is under new management following Michael Arndt's departure from the project, but according to THR's story, "several insiders say isn't close to ready."
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