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Disney CEO says Indiana Jones reboot won't be a one-off

Plus, some additional thoughts on Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Disney CEO Bob Iger has a lot to say about the various properties under his company's banner, including Indiana Jones and Star Wars, two of the biggest franchises in movie history. In a new profile by The Hollywood Reporter, Iger said that they have plans to turn the upcoming, Harrison Ford-led Indiana Jones reboot into more than just a one-off and said people shouldn't be concerned about Rogue One reshoots.

Iger said that while he can't see the scale of Indiana Jones films becoming as large as the Star Wars universe, they do have plans to make more than one movie. With Harrison Ford back in the seat as the titular hero, Iger said that they need to figure out a way to move the story forward when the time comes that Ford won't be involved. Iger said that they've had discussions internally at Disney and Lucasfilm to try and figure out that direction, but didn't want to get into specifics.

As for Rogue One, Iger said that he's seen two copies of the film — one pre-edits and one post-edits — and said he doesn't think that fans have anything major to worry about.

"That's actually going to be a fine film," Iger said.

Iger, who has announced that he'll be stepping down as CEO of Disney come 2018, added that both franchises will have a long life at the company so long as the demand from audiences was there. Based on the record-breaking profits J.J. Abrams' Star Wars: The Force Awakens brought in, that shouldn't be too big of a concern.

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