Let the Internets catch fire. That's what they do.
I'm gonna do what all a peasant out of the loop can: wait patiently and keep an open mind. I'm just glad for the involvement of Kasdan, Hamill, Fisher, and Ford.
One thing I will say is that I have hopes that the general outline submitted by Lucas remains intact. Another is that my hopes for a good film would drop if Thrawn has anything other than the most trivial cameo.
's a link covering matters discussed in the OP, with an additional rumor regarding Obi-Wan. It's so tenuous that I'm almost ashamed to link to it. Almost.