Frozen Heading To Broadway And TV

Posted: Feb 10 2016, 7:34am CST | by , Updated: Feb 10 2016, 11:37am CST, in News | Latest Movie News


Frozen Heading to Broadway and TV
  • Frozen announces double projects
  • Holiday Special to air on ABC in 2017
  • Heading to Broadway in 2018

The highest grossing animated movie ever, Frozen announces a Broadway and ABC animated feature in the coming year.

If you have been hoping for some more Frozen fun, it’s here. Disney has been working on bringing the audience their favorite animated characters to the fans on every platform.

The franchise has already been featured in a touring ice show, the animated short “Frozen Fever” and even a Frozen themed plane. That’s not enough! Disney knows that the hit animated movie is just so much in demand that it will sell on every platform.

That is why Frozen is headed to Broadway.  New York Times reported that Disney announced this Tuesday that it has plans to create a stage adaptation of Frozen.

The play is anticipated to hit the City of New York in spring of 2018. With this adaptation, Frozen will become the ninth film to be adapted into a musical for Broadway from Disney's New York based theater division.

Disney will be utilizing many of the same people who worked on the film, including the same writers who came up with the music and scripts. 

Disney has also announced that it will organize a developmental production of the blockbuster, to be performed outside of NYC in the summer of 2017.

But if you think that the wait is too long, Disney has also announced that the movie will be featured on ABC network. Based on Hans Christian Andersen’s “Snow Queen” fairy tale; ABC will be featuring an original animated holiday special to air in 2017.

The holiday special will feature that voice cast from the original movie including Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, and Josh Gad. Kevin Deters and Stevie Wermers-Skelton are directing the special, which does not have a title or date nailed down. Roy Conli will be producing. 

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