Originally Posted by Lynk Former
As stated before, Arndt is writing the screenplay adapted from what Lucas has written which makes him more important than Lucas. Lucas is a guide, but both Arndt and Abrams (if the rumours are true) are going to be key in making this successful.
I'm not arguing their importance (although I think story is as much, or even more, important as screenplay).
I'm just saying they are dependable on the story that Lucas wrote. Nothing more.