The studio will roll out a special version of its animated blockbuster in 1,000 theaters on Jan. 31
You know how your kids keeping breaking into those songs from “Frozen”?
Disney does too, and Wednesday the studio said it would be releasing a special sing-along version of its animated blockbuster in about 1,000 theaters on Friday, Jan. 31.
“‘Frozen’ fans have embraced the film’s original songs and its soundtrack with such passion — there are countless YouTube videos from people singing songs like ‘Let It Go’ — we decided to create a version that would celebrate that enthusiasm,” said Disney's Dave Hollis, executive vice president, theatrical distribution.
On-screen lyrics and a magical bouncing snowflake will accompany select showings, he said.
“Frozen” won the Golden Globe for best animated feature and is the front-runner to capture that prize at the Oscars, too. The Disney Animation musical has taken in more than $337 million domestically and $763 million worldwide since its record-breaking Thanksgiving opening.
“Frozen” has been a huge hit overseas, and the sing-along concept has potential there too, as this video of “Let It Go” in 25 different languages suggests: