By Jack Rico
With the short film Frozen Fever being released in front of the live-action Cinderella, many have been asking once again when the official sequel would be greenlit by Disney and why did they not approve the sequel immediately? Well, the wait is gone and it will happen. Read Disney’s official announcement on Frozen 2…
Here’s the official statement from Walt Disney Studios:
“Winter weather ahead! Frozen 2 is officially in development at Walt Disney Animation Studios with directors Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee and producer Peter Del Vecho, the Oscar®-winning filmmaking team behind Frozen.
The news was announced at Disney’s Annual Meeting of Shareholders this morning by Bob Iger, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Walt Disney Company; John Lasseter, Chief Creative Officer of Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios; and actor Josh Gad, who provides the voice of Olaf from Frozen.
“We enjoyed making Frozen Fever so much and being back in that world with those characters,” said John Lasseter. “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.”
A release date and production details are yet to be announced.”