According to Asahi Newspaper, mangaka Kishimoto Masashi
revealed in an interview that manga Naruto
is approaching the climax and the story will get more and more exciting. He said he had already decided how to conclude the manga and the only thing he has to do is going straight to the fixed ending.
Naruto: Shippuuden Movie 6 - Road to Ninja
will be premiered on July 28th. Kishimoto did the planning, scripting, and the character designs for the movie.
Source: Scan of Asahi