Disney producer Peter Del Vecho has confirmed that Frozen the workforce is at the moment “onerous at work” on the third and fourth movies of the extremely profitable movie sequence.
Chatting with TechRadar on the UK press junket for WantDisney’s newest animated function, Del Vecho – serving as producer on each Frozen film, which is obtainable to stream on Disney Plus — additionally urged that it is going to be a while earlier than followers journey again to Arendelle for extra snowy adventures with Anna, Elsa and firm.
Final Friday (November 17), Disney CEO Bob Iger surprisingly revealed that Walt Disney Animation Studios was not solely creating a 3rd Frozen flick. In truth, talking to Good Morning America (see video beneath), Iger confirmed Frozen 4 was additionally within the works—a revelation certain to please followers of the multibillion-dollar franchise.
Sadly, Del Vecho could not present additional particulars about Iger’s surprising revelation after we requested him in regards to the leisure behemoth’s plans for Frozen 3 and Frozen 4.
“I seen that Bob made that announcement,” Del Vecho mentioned. “See, Frozen [3 and 4] is unquestionably below growth. They work onerous at it, [but] that is solely the start of the method, so there’s extra to come back.”
Chris Buck, Want‘s co-writer and co-director, who has additionally co-written and co-directed Frozen 1 and a couple of, added enigmatically: “I can not actually say a lot. All I can say is that Bob has mentioned there are extra tales to inform and I am going to go away it at that.”
The Oscar-winning Frozen – impressed by HC Andersen’s ‘The Snow Queen’ – was a world field workplace hit when it was launched in 2013, grossing $1.33 billion. Frozen II, its 2019 follow-up, surpassed that colossal determine to change into the largest animated launch of all time with its haul of $1.45 billion. It wasn’t an enormous shock, then, when Iger confirmed (per Deadline) Disney’s sequel plans for Frozen — the most effective Disney Plus motion pictures in our opinion — and different top-grossing film sequence in February.
Contemplating it celebrated its a hundredth birthday in mid-October, there’s much more inspiration Disney can draw from its expansive nicely of characters, tales, and different notable franchises. So which particular Disney characters would Buck be eager to middle a movie round? Seems he wished to go old fashioned and decide one from the 1951s Alice in Wonderland. ” who could be wild?” he mentioned. “I might like to revisit the Cheshire Cat and do the origin story.”
“Engaged on the character of King Magnifico [played by Chris Pine]” Want co-director Fawn Veerasunthorn added after we requested her the identical query. “This was a personality I wished to know greater than was proven on display as a result of we solely have a lot actual property. We wished a villain with an fascinating backstory: the place did he come from and what occurred [to him]? We had been jokingly speaking about prequeling Magnifico.” If you happen to’re listening, Bob, that is not a foul thought.
Want is out now in cinemas throughout the US and debuts in UK cinemas on November twenty fourth. Learn our spoiler-free Want evaluate to see if it is value catching at a multiplex close to you, and look out for extra from our chats with its artistic workforce within the close to future.