The former Bond girl's agent and husband said on Sunday she had passed away in hospital - but corrected the record on Monday when they discovered she was still alive.
The movie is being held back for another seven months to allow it to be seen in cinemas.
The actress beloved to millions as the sainted Melanie Wilkes in “Gone With the Wind,” also won two Oscars and was key to improving Hollywood's contract system for actors.
The filmmaker said he was ‘honoured’ to be chosen as President of the Jury at Cannes, two years after his movie BlacKkKlansman won the prestigious Grand Prix award at the festival.
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Disney has been criticised for selling plastic merchandise following the release of the second Frozen film.
The latest film in the blockbuster Disney franchise, set for release in December, will feature the last footage Fisher filmed before her death in 2016.