When people are asked to choose the best-animated movies of all time, many will name Disney productions. The Disney animation studio is responsible for such timeless works as “Pinocchio,” “The Lion King,” and “Beauty and the Beast.” With “Frozen,” released in 2013, the studio added a new classic to the canon.
The first “Frozen,” which told the tale of two sisters in a wintery world of ice powers, rock trolls, and talking snowmen, was a huge success and cemented the song “Let It Go” into the cultural lexicon. Disney released a sequel to “Frozen” in 2019, with “Frozen 2” focusing on Elsa and Anna as they go into a magical forest to discover more about their sister’s talents.
But will the “Frozen” franchise continue with a new film? Is there any chance of learning more about the future of Arendelle? It has now been confirmed that a “Frozen 3” will be released. All the information we have about the new Disney movie is included below.
Frozen 3 Renewal Status
Frozen 3 has been announced by Disney CEO Bob Iger personally in the Disney Q1 results conference (via Deadline). Iger said that Toy Story and Zootopia will each be receiving a sequel in addition to the upcoming Frozen sequel.”Today I’m excited to share that our animation studios are hard at work on sequels to some of our most beloved properties, including Toy Story, Frozen, and Zootopia. In February 2023, Iger remarked, “We’re leaning into our unrivaled brands and franchises, and we’ll have more to share about these productions soon.”
Frozen 3 Release Date
By late 2025, we should see the debut of Frozen 3. The movie’s release date was announced on February 8, 2023, although there is currently no set date. But for now, we have the promise of a new film to look forward to. During Disney’s first quarter earnings call, CEO Bob Iger said that development on Frozen 3 has begun, along with the development of Zootopia 2 and Toy Story 5.
Unfortunately, Frozen sequels don’t have a stellar reputation for quickness. We may have to wait a few more winters for an official update or release timetable if we consider the six-year delay between Frozen and Frozen 2. The current actor strike in Hollywood is potentially a potential roadblock to the production of Frozen 3.
Two years seems like a decent amount of period for the writing, recording, and animation to be put together, so 2025 is a plausible timeframe, but even that estimate is in change.
Frozen: Story so far
Elsa (Idina Menzel) and Anna (Kristen Bell) were sisters and princesses in the country of Arendelle. Elsa feels trapped by her icy abilities and begins to hide from the world because of the embarrassment it brings her. Anna was taken from her elder sister and imprisoned in the palace. She’s a thoughtful young lady who looks out for Elsa and Arendelle.
They encounter the snowman Olaf (Josh Gad), the ice harvester Kristoff (Jonathan Groff), and Kristoff’s reindeer Sven on their coming-of-age journey. Elsa and Anna skip the line to become queen and princess of Arendelle once she comes to terms with who she is and how to rein in her abilities.
Frozen II takes Anna and Elsa on a voyage of self-discovery. Should you disregard your calling if it means harming others? The film makes its protagonists change the way they look at the world. Elsa had gone to guard the Enchanted Forest, and Anna had become Queen. Olaf keeps regaling everyone with tales of Kristoff and Anna’s engagement and spectacular exploits.
Frozen 3 Cast
Kristen Bell as Anna, Idina Menzel as Elsa, Josh Gad as Olaf, and Jonathan Groff as Kristoff (and Sven) are essential to the success of the Frozen film franchise. Although Disney hasn’t confirmed anything, Menzel has indicated that the whole cast would return, despite the fact that she has seen nothing yet.
Sterling K. Brown, who plays Mattias, is expected back, as are Jason Ritter, Ryder, Rachel Matthews, Honeymaren (Ryder’s sister), and Ciarán Hinds, who plays Rock Trolls leader Pabbie. Evan Rachel Wood and Alfred Molina’s roles as Anna and Elsa’s parents, Iduna and Agnarr, might expand in Frozen 2 beyond what we saw in flashbacks.
Frozen 3 Plot
It is assumed that Frozen 3 will pick up just where Frozen 2 left off, although that is still up for debate. Frozen 2 is unique in that, instead of focusing on a traditional antagonist, the plot centers on a quest to discover the origin of Elsa’s abilities (and the hidden history of Arendelle). But it takes pains to constantly bring up Frozen’s villain, Prince Hans.
Anna and Kristoff play charades and bring up Hans in their talk. Olaf portrays Hans in his synopsis of the events of “Frozen,” and later, while Elsa is exploring Ahtohallan, we see Hans in his ice form. It might be possible for Disney to include him as a villain in the third installment of the Frozen series.
Since Anna is now Queen of Arendelle and Elsa is in charge of the Enchanted Forest, a new villain may disrupt the harmonious reciprocity between the two countries, and Hans is crafty enough to find a way to return and cause problems for the sisters. It’s possible that Frozen 3 may bring the story full circle by having Hans return, or it could go forward in time to follow either Anna or Elsa’s offspring.
Frozen 3 Trailer
It’s reasonable to assume that despite the fact that there isn’t yet an official trailer accessible for the next film, enthusiasm among fans remains strong. The destinies of Anna and Elsa have been hotly discussed among fans across different media ever since the announcement of a sequel in February 2023.
Where to watch Frozen 3?
The third installment of the Frozen franchise will premiere in theaters first, followed by home video sales and rentals. After that, you may expect to see it on Disney Plus. Frozen and Frozen 2 are now available on Disney Plus for fans to enjoy.
Most of the specifics for Frozen 3 appear to be being kept concealed from the public, so what Disney’s intentions are is anyone’s guess. Disney+ now has Frozen and Frozen 2, as well as the previously mentioned Olaf shorts, so we can all keep singing our hearts out and laughing till our lungs hurt as we wait for those top-secret development updates.