Disney boss Bob Iger spilled some super chilly tea on Good Morning America on Thursday morning (Nov. 16), revealing that on the heels of the announcement earlier this year of a third Frozen movie, another Elsa, Olaf, Kristoff and Anna adventure could be in the works as well.
Speaking to co-anchor Michael Strahan, mouse house CEO Iger said, “Well, I’ll give you a little surprise there, Michael. Frozen 3 is in the works and there might be a Frozen 4 in the works too.” And while Iger didn’t have a ton of information the hint of a fourth chapter in the series that already owns the second and fourth spots on the list of highest-grossing animated films of all-time.
“But I don’t have much to say about those films right now,” Iger added. “But Jenn Lee, who created Frozen, the original Frozen and Frozen II, is hard at work with her team at Disney Animation on not one, but actually two stories.”
Frozen II grossed more than $1.4 billion in 2019, while the 2013 original pulled in more than $1.3 billion, while spawning a universe of beloved characters, Halloween costumes, Disney theme park attractions, video games, a Disney on Ice show, hit soundtrack albums, a Broadway musical and this year’s Disney Frozen: Forces of Nature podcast.
After Iger revealed in a February earnings call that sequels to Frozen, Toy Story and Zootopia were in the works, in June, Tony-winning singer/actress Idina Menzel — who voices Elsa in the films — confirmed that she is definitely on board for the third chapter in the Frozen story. At the time, though, she told Billboard that she was in the dark about what it would look, or sound, like.
“I don’t know a lot,” she said at the time. “To be completely honest, they teased it to us, and I have no idea. They don’t show you a script. They don’t show you anything. All I know is, yeah we are gonna make one, and that’s it. So, I’m like, ‘Cool! I will be able to pay my bills.’”
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