'Frozen 2' is happening, Disney confirms
LOS ANGELES, USA - Note to young girls around the world: Elsa is coming back to a theater near you.
Disney Animation announced Thursday, March 12, that a sequel to the animated mega-hit Frozen is in the works. (WATCH: New 'Frozen Fever' trailer shows Elsa prepping for Anna's birthday)
The studio tweeted the news, saying:
Frozen director Jennifer Lee, who will return to direct the sequel with Chris Buck, displayed her excitement on Twitter:
At last, I can say – FROZEN 2!!!! I'm beyond excited to create alongside my Frozen family! pic.twitter.com/Xgbt67QuGc— Jennifer Lee (@alittlejelee) March 12, 2015
Actress Kristen Bell, who voiced the whimsical princess Anna, tweeted a photo of her resting on a block of ice, saying:
Frozen has raked in nearly $1.3 billion in worldwide ticket sales – a record for the studio. It is also one of the top grossing films of all time.
It won two Oscars last year – for best animated feature and best original song for the ubiquitous "Let It Go." – Rappler.com
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