There’s big news from Disney today! Olaf’s Frozen Adventure, the latest story featuring our favorite characters from up north, will open in front of Disney•Pixar’s original feature film COCO on Nov. 22nd!
Here’s all the scoop, straight from Disney:
Featuring four new original songs, the 21-minute featurette welcomes the original cast and characters back to the big screen, including Olaf (voice of Josh Gad), who is on a mission to harness the best holiday traditions for Anna (voice of Kristen Bell), Elsa (voice of Idina Menzel) and Kristoff (voice of Jonathan Groff). Directed by Emmy®-winning filmmakers Kevin Deters and Stevie Wermers-Skelton (“Prep & Landing”), produced by Oscar® winner Roy Conli (“Big Hero 6”), with original songs by Elyssa Samsel and Kate Anderson (“Between the Lines”), OLAF’S FROZEN ADVENTURE will be in theaters for a limited time beginning Nov. 22.
“I’m thrilled that Disney Animation’s featurette OLAF’S FROZEN ADVENTURE will be coming to theaters in November with Pixar’s COCO, said John Lasseter, chief creative officer, Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios. “It’s a perfect pairing – they’re both beautiful, heartfelt films about families and how people carry traditions forward. I can’t wait for audiences to get to see both of these terrific projects together on the big screen.”
“Stevie and I were deeply honored to be entrusted by John [Lasseter] to create an all-new story with these characters we love,” said Deters. “We’re thrilled to have our film play on the big screen with COCO during the holidays.”
“We loved getting in the recording booth with these incredible actors who know their characters inside and out,” added Wermers-Skelton. “We can’t wait for audiences to see the featurette, enjoy their performances, and hear the incredible new songs written by Elyssa and Kate.”
OLAF’S FROZEN ADVENTURE celebrates characters who won over audiences worldwide when FROZEN first hit the big screen in 2013. Earning more than $1.27 billion globally, the film won two Academy Awards® (best animated film and best original song with “Let It Go”) and a Golden Globe® (best animated feature film). Slated for November 2019, Walt Disney Animation Studios’ untitled feature-length follow-up to the hit film reunites filmmakers Jennifer Lee, Chris Buck and Peter Del Vecho with the Grammy®- and Oscar®-winning songwriting duo Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez.
Let’s take a look:
I seriously cannot wait! COCO and OLAF’S FROZEN ADVENTURE open in theatres everywhere on November 22nd!
Let’s get social:
- Like COCO on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PixarCoco
- Like FROZEN on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DisneyFrozen/
- Follow COCO on Twitter: https://twitter.com/pixarcoco
- Follow Walt Disney Animation Studios on Twitter: https://twitter.com/DisneyAnimation
- Follow COCO on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/pixarcoco/
- Follow Walt Disney Animation Studios on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/disneyanimation/
- Visit the official COCO website here: http://movies.disney.com/cOCO