Walt Disney Animation Studios and Pixar Animation Studios are teaming up this holiday season when OLAF’S FROZEN ADVENTURE opens in front of Disney•Pixar’s original feature film COCO on Nov. 22, 2017.
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, “Olaf’s Frozen Adventure” will be in theaters for a limited time beginning Nov. 22.
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.
OLAF’S FROZEN ADVENTURE stars Olaf (voice of Josh Gad) who teams up with Sven on a merry mission in Walt Disney Animation Studios’ 21-minute featurette. It’s the first holiday season since the gates reopened and Anna (voice of Kristen Bell) and Elsa (voice of Idina Menzel) host a celebration for all of Arendelle.
When the townspeople unexpectedly leave early to enjoy their individual holiday customs, the sisters realize they have no family traditions of their own. So, Olaf sets out to comb the kingdom to bring home the best traditions and save this first Christmas for his friends. Directed by Emmy®-winning filmmakers Kevin Deters and Stevie Wermers-Skelton (“Prep & Landing”), produced by Oscar® winner Roy Conli (“Big Hero 6”), and featuring a screenplay by Jac Schaeffer and four original songs by Elyssa Samsel and Kate Anderson.
OLAF’S FROZEN ADVENTURE opens in front of Disney•Pixar’s original feature “Coco” in U.S. theaters on November 22, 2017.