NEW YORK (AP) — Let it go (on)! The Walt Disney Co. has announced plans to make a sequel to the animated mega-hit “Frozen.”READ MORE: Jamie Jaramillo Faces Capital Murder Charge In Shooting Death Of Mesquite Police Officer Richard Houston
At the company’s annual shareholders meeting in San Francisco on Thursday, Disney executives officially announced plans for “Frozen 2.”
Since its release in November 2013, “Frozen” has become a juggernaut for Disney. It made nearly $1.3 billion at the global box office and generated a massive merchandising revenue stream. The film also won the Oscar for best animated feature. Because of that enormous success, a sequel has been widely expected.READ MORE: Cyclist Killed After Car Hits Him On East Division Street In Arlington
Walt Disney Co. chief executive Bob Iger says directors Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee will return for the sequel.
A “Frozen” short is to play in front of Disney’s latest release, “Cinderella,” which opens in theaters Friday.
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