Idina Menzel, the voice behind Elsa in the movie Frozen has just given kids, and the many adults who loved the movie some great news: the Frozen sequel is happening!
In an interview with the UK Telegraph:
There are also rumours of a sequel and a stage musical. What can Menzel tell us of those plans?
“That they’re all in the works, ha ha!”
Is she signed up for them all?
“Ah, yeah sure… Not the stage show – I don’t know what will happen with that – but the movie hopefully. We’ll see. I’m just going along for the ride,” she says.
Frozen grossed $1.274 billion at the box office, the highest box office ever recorded for an animated film. he film won Oscars for Best Animated Feature and Best Original Song.
The soundtrack, led by Let It Go, topped sales charts for months as well and depending on where you stand became the bane of parents lives by daughters who were obsessed by it.
Inspired by Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tale The Snow Queen, the film tells the story of a fearless princess who sets off on an epic journey alongside a rugged iceman, his loyal pet reindeer and a clueless, naive snowman to find her estranged sister, whose icy powers have inadvertently trapped the kingdom in eternal winter.
Rotten Tomatoes reported the movie saw 89% of critics gave the film a positive review, with an average score of 7.7/10, making it the highest-rated family film in 2013.
The site’s review reads: “Beautifully animated, smartly written, and stocked with singalong songs, Frozen adds another worthy entry to the Disney canon.
There’s no official word yet on when the sequel will be happening, but if production ramps up next year, it’s likely the movie will hit cinemas 2017.