Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr Viber
Empire
Trending On Empire
The Big 2015 Movie Preview
The 50 Best Films Of 2014
Review Of The Year 2014
100 Greatest Characters
Your all-time favourite heroes and villains
Subscribe To Empire
Sign up now and save 44%
Movie News

LATEST HEADLINES
YESTERDAY
First Promo For The Night Before
Seth Rogen, Anthony Mackie and Joseph Gordon-Levitt get Christ-messy
Exclusive Look At Empire's Amy Schumer Photoshoot
The Trainwreck star hits the silver screen
New Trailer For Ricki And The Flash
Meryl Streep rocks while her family rolls
Diane Keaton Joins The Young Pope
She'll star alongside Jude Law in the TV series
Exclusive New Look At Sanjay’s Super Team
And Pixar director Sanjay Patel talks about his new short
Exclusive: Three New Batman V Superman Pics
Empire offers a fresh look at Jesse Eisenberg's Lex Luthor
Empire Debuts New Deadpool Images
Wade Wilson prepares to break your firewall too
Rachel McAdams In Early Talks For Marvel's Doctor Strange
She's considering a lead role
Richard Linklater Considering The Rosie Project
He may direct Jennifer Lawrence in the book adaptation
Bret McKenzie Writing Bob: The Musical's Songs
Tom Cruise still circling the lead and Michael Chabon may script it
Morgan Freeman Heads Down To A Sunless Sea
He's signed up for some more action
Lori Evans Taylor Given Bed Rest
Horror spec script snapped up by MGM
The Vicious Brothers Directing Horror Pic Temple
From a script by The Guest's Simon Barrett
More Movie News

RELATED NEWS
02 April 2015
First Look At Melissa McCarthy As Michelle Darnell
Girl scouts... assemble!
More Movie News

RELATED REVIEWS
Veronica Mars (2014)
Empire Star Rating
Frozen (2013)
Empire Star Rating
Wreck-It Ralph (2013)
Empire Star Rating
Movie 43 (2013)
Empire Star Rating
Hit And Run (2012)
Empire Star Rating
More new cinemas releases
DVD & Blu-ray releases

Jennifer Lee Directing Disney's Frozen
Wreck-It Ralph co-writer steps up

29 November 2012  |  Written by James White  |  Source: The Hollywood Reporter

submit to reddit

Disney's Frozen

When Empire got a chance to chat with the creative team behind Wreck-It Ralph earlier this year (expect word from them closer to the film’s February 8 UK release date), we talked to co-writer Jennifer Lee. We were also shown imagery from another upcoming project by the Mouse House, Frozen. Little did we know the two would combine, as Lee is aboard Frozen as co-director.

She’s working with Tarzan co-director Chris Buck to bring the comedy adventure to life. Loosely based on Hans Christian Anderson’s The Snow Queen, Frozen focuses on Anna (voiced by Kristen Bell), who has to undertake a daring journey to find her sister Elsa (Idina Menzel), who has put the land under an icy spell.

Anna gets help from mountain man Kristoff and his sidekick reindeer Sven for a quest that combines adventure with songs from Avenue Q’s Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez.

“Jenn has a real connection to the film and creates dynamic and relatable characters,” says Frozen producer Peter Del Vecho. Her sense of comedy, adventure and story structure paired with Chris Buck’s vast experience and incredible instincts create an ideal situation for this film.”

Frozen is set to arrive on December 20, 2013.


Have Your Say
To comment on this, and all articles, register for free or login now.

Sightseers Is Off To Sundance
As more screenings are announced
David Goyer Enters The Breach
Update: He's now set to direct as well as produce


CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation
Read Empire's official verdict

Empire Meets Joely Richardson
On Maggie, Arnie and Event Horizon

Sven Hansen-Løve Talks Eden
The house DJ on France’s answer to 24 Hour Party People

100 Greatest Movie Characters
The complete list of your all-time favourite heroes and villains

Vote Now For Your Favourite TV Shows
Pick your top five - if you can...

David O. Russell Talks Through First Joy Trailer
The writer/director breaks down the Jennifer Lawrence Oscar hopeful

Paul Rudd Is Awesome
Being awesome: from Clueless to Ant-Man

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Empire print magazine

Delivered to your door – with exclusive subscriber only covers each month!

Subscribe now!

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Empire digital magazine

Exclusive and enhanced content – get instant access via your iPad or Android device

Subscribe now!

Subscribe now and save up to 67%
Print, Digital & Package options available Subscribe today!
Empire's Film Studies 101 Series
Everything you ever wanted to know about filmmaking but were afraid to ask...
The Empire Digital Edition
With exclusive extras, interactive features, trailers and much more! Download now
Home  |  News  |  Blogs  |  Reviews  |  Future Films  |  Features  |  Interviews  |  Images  |  Competitions  |  Forum  |  Digital Edition  |  Podcast  |  Magazine Contact Us  |  Empire FAQ  |  Subscribe To Empire  |  Register
© Bauer Consumer Media Ltd  |  Legal Info  |  Editorial Complaints  |  Privacy Policy  |  Bauer Entertainment Network
Bauer Consumer Media Ltd (company number 01176085 and registered address 1 Lincoln Court, Lincoln Road, Peterborough, England PE1 2RF)