Disney Announces ‘Frozen 2’

By March 12, 2015
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In another big news item coming from Disney’s shareholder conference, Variety reports that the studio has officially announced their intent to create Frozen 2, the sequel to the highly popular and profitable 2013 film.

Directors Jennifer Lee and Chris Buck are expected to return for the sequel, developing the new film along with producer Peter Del Vecho of Walt Disney Animation Studios, who won an Oscar last year for “best animated feature.”

While the news isn’t necessarily that surprising, it’s certainly going to be welcome to many fans across the world. The original film generated nearly $1.3 billion in ticket sales worldwide, with over $800,000 of that total coming from international markets. Over the last year, Disney has been pretty quiet about its future plans for the franchise, outside of a Broadway show and an animated short that will bow this weekend in front of the live-action adaptation of Cinderella, directed by Kenneth Branagh. Disney has also increased the exposure of Frozen and its characters in their theme parks, with Frozen-themed events and attractions having prominent places at both California’s DIsneyland Resort as well as Florida’s Walt Disney World.

John Lasseter, chief creative officer of Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios, had this to say on returning to the film’s world:

We enjoyed making ‘Frozen Fever’ so much and being back in that world with those characters. Jennifer Lee and Chris Buck have come up with a great idea for a sequel and you will be hearing a lot more about it and we’re taking you back to Arendelle. We are so excited about that.

GeekNation will be keeping an eye on any developments for Frozen 2 as they happen, so be sure to keep an eye on us!

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Chris Clow
As a former comics retailer at a store in the Pacific Northwest, Chris Clow is an enormous sci-fi, comics, and film geek. He is a freelance contributor, reviewer, podcaster, and overall geek to GeekNation, Batman-On-Film.com, The Huffington Post, and Movies.com. He also hosts the monthly Comics on Consoles broadcast and podcast. Check out his blog, and follow him on Twitter @ChrisClow.
  • ShotCaller200

    biggest movie of 2015 I already know

  • RichardRocks

    idc if frozen is a kids movie, i love it

  • Aaron

    I’ve never watched Frozen and I didn’t even know Elsa was NOT the main character in the first one!

  • debbie cakes

    why won’t people drop this movie?? it’s been over a year since it came out

  • CONSPIRACYGUY

    im sooooo excited! (:

  • SPM (LOCKED UP)

    i bet that broadway show is going to be a HIT

  • RICHYRICH

    Frozen is nothing compared to the Disney classics and I guaruntee that everyone else feels the same

  • AsianSensation

    so impressed by this film, better than i thought

  • ron paul

    DEFINITELY going to check this one when it comes!

  • brian pumper

    is it coming out this year???

  • James

    yess!!

  • brian pumper

    the story is amazing…no wonder there is such high demand for a seaquel

  • James

    I sense/////riots on the release date….little girl riots

  • lexus

    I bet all the little girls are dying of excitement right now

  • kushlap

    YAYY!! Disney got pretty bad for a little bit but they redeemed themselves with Frozen for sure

  • GaryAScheidt

    head over heels in love with this movie and I can’t wait to see what they do for the 2nd

  • Paul_T

    I heard its going to be from Elsa’s point of view since she is such a high selling product..little girls everywhere have Elsa this and Elsa that and even DRESS LIKE HER! Lol this is crazy