However, Fisher’s passing did leave fans concerned over how Star Wars would move forward with
Today, Bob Iger spoke with press in Santa Monica about Star Wars’ future. As The Hollywood Reporter writes, it was there the executive said fans will get to see Fisher’s unchanged take on Leia in The Last Jedi.
For fans, the update is a welcome one as they continue to wrap their minds around the new Star Wars trilogy and its absence of Fisher. The choice will soften a burden put upon director Rian Johnson as he won’t need to entirely rework the next film only months before it debuts. As for Star Wars: Episode IX, Colin Trevorrow is said to be working with Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy to create a befitting explanation for Leia’s absence in future films.