Star Wars sequels get writers?
Published 21/11/2012 | 14:34
Now The Hollywood Reporter says that Lawrence and Simon will write and produce the subsequent films in the rebooted trilogy.
It is not yet known which screenwriter will take on which film.
Lawrence wrote scripts for two original Star Wars films - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) and Return Of The Jedi (1983), while Simon's credits include X-Men: The Last Stand.
Creator George sold his company to Disney in a £2.5 billion deal.