Frozen 2 looks to add Westworld and This Is Us stars

Film: Frozen (2013) with Elsa the Snow Queen.  Frozen-Elsa-Images.jpg

Disney is not letting the Frozen franchise go, with new voice actors in talks for the animated film's sequel.

Frozen 2, which has a November 27, 2019 release date in the United States, is looking to secure the voices of Evan Rachel Wood and Sterling K Brown.

The television stars are in talks to lend their voices according to Variety, which reports Idina Menzel, Kristen Bell and Josh Gad will reprise their roles from the 2013 hit film as Elsa, Anna, and Olaf, respectively.

The film will be directed by Jennifer Lee and Chris Buck, who led the first film, with Lee also scripting.

The original film made more than NZ$1.88 billion worldwide in 2013 and spawned a merchandising juggernaut, breaking numerous home video records.

It would go onto win both the Academy Award for Best Animated film and Best Original Song for 'Let It Go'. The writers of that song will also reportedly return for the sequel.

Most recently, Frozen skated its way onto the stage, with a Broadway production that was nominated for three Tony Awards.

Wood and Brown both received Emmy nominations this week for their roles on Westworld and This Is Us respectively, with Brown having previously won the television award for his star turn in American Crime Story: The People v. O. J. Simpson.


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