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Fans Shocked After ‘Frozen 3’ Loses a Key Player

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This shocking twist will majorly impact the upcomingĀ FrozenĀ movie!

There is no doubt about it:Ā FrozenĀ fever has taken over the world. Since the first film debuted in 2013, the world has fallen in love with the magic world ofĀ Frozen.Ā The film, which starred Idina Menzel, Kristen Bell, and Josh Gad, included songs like “Let it Go” and ā€œFor the First Time in Forever,ā€ which have gone on to become international hits. The film’s success led to a sequel, Frozen II, which was released in 2019. This film further expanded the popularity of Anna, Elsa, Olaf, and the rest of the world of Arendelle.

Earlier this year, it was announced by Disney thatĀ a third Frozen film was in the works at Disney. Immediately, fans began getting excited about seeing their favorite characters return to the screen to continue their epic story. Unfortunately, the loss of a significant Team Member in the film has left some fans feeling insecure about its future.

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‘Frozen 3’ Loses Its Leader

On every film set, there is one voice that is the most important of them all: the director. Being a director of a film like Frozen is a massive undertaking. Luckily, Jennifer Lee absolutely knocked it out of the Park.

WhenĀ Frozen 3Ā was announced during The Walt Disney Company’s Quarter 1 earnings call, most people assumed that Jennifer Lee was part of the package. Unfortunately, it seems that that is not the case, and she will be stepping away from the franchise.

Lee is one of Disney’s most valuable assets at the current moment. In addition to her work onĀ Frozen,Ā Lee also wrote the story for ZootopiaĀ and the screenplay forĀ Wreck-It Ralph. In addition to servingĀ FrozenĀ as co-director to Chris Buck, she also worked as a writer and producer.

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What This Means for ‘Frozen 3’

In an interview, Lee explained thatĀ Frozen 3Ā is in good hands with the new team. She says;

“I can’t say where we are at with Frozen 3… All our stories are driven by the artists in the studio. Where weā€™re going with Frozen did not come from me. It came from an incredible person. Thatā€™s a new piece, Iā€™ve told no one. And Iā€™ve been blown away by it and Iā€™m just having a blast with that team.”

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While this news is disappointing for some fans, we are sure that Disney will place the movie in good hands. In the meantime, Lee will be sharing her talents with the movie Wish.Ā 

About Eva Miller

Eva was born and raised in the beautiful state of Oregon but has since relocated and lives in New York City. Since she was young, Eva has loved to perform in musicals, especially Disney ones! Through performing, Disneyā€™s music became the soundtrack of her childhood. Today, Eva loves to write about all the exciting happenings for the Walt Disney Company. In her free time, Eva loves to travel, spend time in nature, and go to Broadway shows. Her favorite Disney movie is 'Lilo and Stitch,' and her favorite Park is Disney's Animal Kingdom.