Is he just a hired gun or is it all about Abrams' vision?
Creator George Lucas has already given the sign off on a new story treatment by Oscar-winning screenwriter Michael Arndt ("Little Miss Sunshine," "Toy Story 3"). How much wiggle room is there for Abrams to shape his vision for the "Star Wars" universe? And it's not just lens flares we're talking about here either. How hard will he work to make the new films appear in the style of the first two trilogies?