Frozen Sequel already in the works?

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She’s the Queen that sold over 3 million dresses and countless dolls. While there’s no official number for how much Frozen merchandise Elsa & Anna have moved in the year since it opened in theaters, it’s a safe bet that Disney is pretty happy with the number. Therefore, it does not strain credibility at all to think that a sequel would be in the offing.

Idina Menzel, voice of Elsa, recently let slip that a sequel to Frozen is in the works. Surprise! It could be early, early stages, or it could be fast tracked for that November 2018 ‘untitled’ slot.

There has been an animated short that was already announced, so it’s possible that Menzel was talking about that. Disney CEO Bob Iger also mentioned that a stage adaption is in the works. In fact, from theme park attractions to ABC television shows, Frozen has been appearing everywhere.

For some, having Frozen everywhere is getting to be overkill, but I think back to earlier Disney films, heck Mickey Mouse himself, and Disney is just following the template it built itself for building a successful brand. That, more than anything, tells me we’re getting a sequel. The only question is will it be direct to video or a theatrical release.

What’s your guess?

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One thought on “Frozen Sequel already in the works?

  1. Disney Mike

    Venturing a guess, I’d say that a casual comment from Idina Menzel was referring to the short that will be coming next year. Technically, it could be considered a “sequel” if it takes place after the events of the film.

    If Disney is going to make a real sequel, it would make sense, though, that they are already in the development stages, because the certainly wouldn’t want to wait TOO long.

    At this point, the thing that would make the most sense to me would be a 30-minute holiday special to air in 2015. Like the Prep & Landing specials and Toy Story of Terror, Frozen is simply perfect for this sort of thing.

    As long as they come up with a story worth telling, I have no problem with any sort of sequel to Frozen. I’m actually enjoying the Frozen elements of Once Upon a Time quite a lot — more than I like the movie, to be honest.

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