Given the phenomenal level of success enjoyed by Frozen, a follow-up of some sort was inevitable. And while a full sequel was recently announced by the Frozen’s creators, we already have a sequel-of-sorts in Frozen Fever, the new animated short showing before Cinderella. The seven-minute short reassembles the team behind Frozen, including the directors, cast, and songwriters, to deliver a fun update to what Arendelle’s queen and princess have been up to now that Elsa’s ice has thawed.
At this point I’m just going to assume you’ve seen Frozen, or are at least familiar with it and its music. The Oscar-nominated film (Best Animated Feature and Best Original Song for “Let It Go”) is approaching a billion dollars at the box office and its soundtrack was the number one album on the Billboard charts for four weeks and has been certified platinum. It’s been everywhere lately, from its constant position among the box office top 10 to its successful sing-along version to the countless youtube videos of little girls belting out “Let It Go”. There’s even talk of a stage adaptation of the film that’s in the works. And as far as I’m concerned Frozen deserves all of its success.
Hans: I mean it’s crazy…
Hans: We finish each other’s —
Hans: That’s what I was gonna say!
Frozen – “Love Is an Open Door”