The eighth installment in the Skywalker saga will follow the heroes of The Force Awakens as they join the galactic legends in an epic adventure that unlocks age-old mysteries of the Force and shocking revelations of the past.
On Friday, Fisher was honored with a posthumous Disney Legend Award at the D23 celebration. Her daughter, Billie Lourd, penned a touching acceptance speech on her behalf, which was read by Disney chairman Bob Iger.
"My mom and I went to Disneyland so much that I now realize she may have loved it even more than I did. Thank you so much to @disney for making my mom the ultimate Disney combo: a princess and now a legend," Lourd later wrote on her Instagram.