SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) – Disney CEO Bob Iger says the upcoming “Star Wars” sequel has not been changed due to the death of Carrie Fisher.READ MORE: George W. Bush Calls Colin Powell A 'Great Public Servant' Who Was 'Respected At Home And Abroad'
Fisher completed filming her role as Princess Leia in “The Last Jedi” before her death following a heart attack in December.
Iger said in an interview at a University of Southern California tech conference Thursday that Fisher “appears throughout” the film and her performance “remains as it was.”READ MORE: Former Secretary Of State Colin Powell Dies Of Complications From COVID-19
Iger says Disney is discussing “what could be another decade and a half of Star Wars stories.”
Iger’s remark came on the same day Disney ended speculation that he would retire this year by extending his contract one year to 2019. He says he and Disney’s board thought they needed more time to work on a succession plan.MORE NEWS: Texas Being Eyed As Toyota Prepares To Build $1.29B Electric Battery Plant
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