Before she makes her way on to ABC’s “Once Upon a Time” in the fall, Queen Elsa must serve her time for freezing the kingdom of Arendell in the Disney phenomenon “Frozen.” So she voluntarily checks herself into prison in a delightfully subversive animated parody, “Frozen Is the New Black.”
Created by animator Leigh Lahav, Elsa finds herself in a “princess prison” with all of the classic Disney Princesses, as well as a few other surprises. Gaston and Cruella de Vil can be seen as prison guards.
Many of the princesses are direct parodies of “Orange Is the New Black” characters, with Mulan stepping in for Crazy Eyes, and Snow White — with her flitting birds in tow — is Lorna. Merida steps in as Red, and she may be even more terrifying.
Anna visits Elsa in prison, taking the place of Piper’s fiance Larry, trying to convince her that she’s not like these other women. But maybe, just maybe, she is.
Except for the whole freezing people if they set her off thing. That’s pretty different.