Disney, Pixar, and Lucasfilm have all made animated movies in the past year.
So when the studio decided to make their own “Frozen” sequel, the question came up: What will be the story?
So far, the answer is “Spin.”
The new movie, which is due in theaters next year, stars Anna, Elsa, Olaf, and Kristoff as well as the “frozen” characters.
But what about the original movie’s story?
We asked Disney’s Bob Chapek, who wrote the screenplay, and Pixar’s Brad Bird about their plans for the story.
We also got some insight into the development process for the upcoming sequel.
Here’s what Bob Chappeck had to say.
Is the sequel going to be the original film?
This is what we’re hoping for.
We’re going to see it all, we’re going see it with our kids.
But, of course, it’s going to have a lot of characters that have been around for a long time.
And they’re going be the ones who are going to continue to be around.
What is it about the first movie that you liked so much?
Well, there are some similarities to the first one.
I think what the audience loved about the old version was there was a lot more story.
But there were a lot less of the jokes and some of the silliness.
There were some moments where we really needed to have fun, and we did.
Is this the same thing?
It’s very much the same story, so I think it’s just going to work out.
Do you have a specific script that you’re working on now?
Oh yeah, I have a script right now.
It’s called “Frodo.”
I think I have two more that are written.
The first one is called “The Return of the King.”
The second one is titled “The Frozen Crown.”
So, we have a pretty good idea of what’s going on with that, but I have to write a story for that one.
The only thing I know is it’s the second movie.
But I do have a couple of other ideas that I’m going to write.
So we’re working very closely together.
Are you still working on the first film?
Yeah, we do.
We have a few different stories in mind, but the idea is the same.
I’m sure it’s a little different from the original.
Do we have to worry about the sequel being a prequel?
Well there are a few things that have to be balanced.
For example, it would be kind of weird if you were going to get a sequel where you don’t get to see a lot from the first two movies.
That’s why I have one character who is the original character and then you get a third one and then the fourth one is a new character.
So, that would be a little bit odd.
It would also be kind and fun if you could just see all the new characters and stuff from the movie and have it feel like it was kind of an extension of the first.
But for the rest of the characters, we really wanted to build a new story, but there were some things that we had to balance in there to make sure we had a good ending.
And then we have some other things that were kind of the same as the first time around, but we were kind enough to go back and change a few of those things to make it feel new.
So for instance, we had this scene where they’re just in the forest.
And there’s a new guy that was in the tree when the tree fell.
But when they got to the tree and saw him, they all ran into the forest and they had no idea where they were.
So they all had no way of knowing what was going to happen.
And we kind of got to that moment where we decided we had the right ending, and the right character, and all of that kind of stuff.
What are some of your favorite scenes in the film?
I think the best ones are definitely when they’re walking on the moon and they see a beautiful new planet, and it’s kind of a surreal experience.
It really makes you feel like you’re in a different universe.
But then there’s also when they have a dream where they get a spaceship that they didn’t even know existed.
It was just really cool.
And the first couple of scenes were so fun.
Are there any other scenes you can tell us about that we don’t already know about?
There’s a whole bunch of stuff in there that we’re not going to talk about yet.
And it’s still in development.
But we have so many cool ideas in there, so we’re just working through them all.
Do the characters in the movie have their own names?
The new characters are named “Ginny