"Frozen" isn't the only franchise Disney wants to bank on. It recently announced the cast for its planned "Star Wars" sequels, bringing back fan favorites Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill. The new film—Episode VII in the franchise's official canon—is scheduled for release in December 2015.
In his interview on CNBC, Iger commented on rumors among the Star Wars faithful that Lucasfilm plans to name the film, "The Ancient Fear." He added that the well-documented fervor of Star Wars fans surprised him.
"So far, we're only calling it Star Wars VII," Iger said. "When we're ready we'll tell everyone what the name of it is. In time, we'll give Star Wars fans everything that they want. But the most important thing is we give them a great movie and that's what everyone here is concentrating on."
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In March, Disney reached a landmark deal with Dish Network to stream Disney-owned networks such as ABC and ESPN to computers, smartphones and tablets.
The deal was a first in the TV industry. Before, content owners have not allowed TV or satellite operations to sell their shows outside paid subscription plans.
Iger would not disclose details about the product, and said it was designed to attract people who aren't already subscribing for multi-channel video. He called it a "starter kit" that would help Dish up-sell other packages.
Skeptics of the deal suspect it would make "cord-cutting" easier for digital natives who opt for broadband connections to watch video over cable TV subscriptions.
"I can't go into details but it's not going to be as robust as a product that might be available if you were to subscribe to an expanded basic service," Iger said.
—By CNBC's Jeff Morganteen. Reuters contributed to this report.