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Disney And Lego Teaming Up For New Multi-Media 'Frozen' Adventure 'Northern Lights'


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Fans of Frozen won’t have to wait long for more material from the franchise, with Disney unveiling a new original story entitled 'Frozen Northern Lights' this week, a multi-media project that will be told via various art forms including books and short animated Lego videos.

All the original fan favourites will be getting back together, including Idina Menzel, Kristen Bell, Josh Gad and Jonathan Groff, in a new tale that will see the gang try to restore the Northern Lights. The series will include a new protagonist joining the gang, named Little Rock.

Frozen stillDisney and Lego are teaming up for a new 'Frozen' adventure entitled 'Northern Lights'

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Universal Announces Release Date For 'Wicked' The Movie


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Universal have finally announced the release date for the big screen adaptation of mega-popular Broadway show Wicked. The musical will hit theatres on Dec. 20, 2019, which coincidentally is the same date Disney has already announced for their as-yet-to-be-revealed live-action fairy-tale.

Continue reading: Universal Announces Release Date For 'Wicked' The Movie

Twitter Users Are Asking Marvel To Give Captain America A Boyfriend


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Fans of Captain America have taken to twitter to asked Marvel and Disney to give the superhero a boyfriend. The #GiveCaptainAmericaABoyfriend hashtag trended on Twitter last night, not long after Frozen star Idina Menzel gave her support to the similar #GiveElsaAGirlfriend campaign.

Captain AmericaFans are asking Marvel to #GiveCaptainAmericaABoyfriend.

The hashtag was first started by student Jess Salerno, who spoke to Metro Online about how the campaign took off on social media.

Continue reading: Twitter Users Are Asking Marvel To Give Captain America A Boyfriend

Idina Menzel Responds To 'Give Elsa A Girlfriend' Viral Campaign


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Frozen fans who have been asking Disney to make Elsa their first ever LGBT princess have just gained their most important supporter yet, Idina Menzel. Menzel, who provides the voice for Elsa, has said she thinks the idea of giving Elsa a girlfriend in the upcoming sequel is ‘great’ and that the online campaign was something Disney would have to contend with.

Idina MenzelIdina Menzal has given her support to the ‘get Elsa a girlfriend' campaign.

"I think it's great," Menzel told Entertainment Tonight when asked about the online campaign. "Disney's just gotta contend with that. I'll let them figure that out.” Menzel then added that “no matter what," Elsa had changed her life.

Continue reading: Idina Menzel Responds To 'Give Elsa A Girlfriend' Viral Campaign

Twitter Campaign To #GiveElsaAGirlfriend In 'Frozen' Sequel Goes Viral


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A Twitter campaign to persuade Disney to give Princess Elsa a girlfriend in the upcoming sequel to Frozen has gone viral.

The petition, with the hashtag #GiveElsaAGirlfriend, is aiming to make Princess Elsa the first LGBT Disney princess in the studio’s history.

After all, the narrative arc of Princess Elsa in the first Frozen movie was of a journey to acceptance of her powers, summed up by her empowering number ‘Let It Go’, and it was widely interpreted as a metaphor for coming out. So, the new campaign is aiming to put that subtext into plain view in the sequel by giving the character a female love interest.

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'Frozen' Musical Set For Broadway In 2018


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Frozen is heading to Broadway, with a full stage musical based on the Disney animation. According to the New York Times, Disney will bring the adaptation to the Broadway stage in the spring of 2018, through its New York-based theatrical division.

Frozen Frozen is headed to Broadway.

It will be the ninth musical and 10th show over all that Disney has brought to Broadway, with previous productions including The Lion King, Tarzan and The Little Mermaid. The NYT reports that the developmental production will begin outside New York in the summer of 2017, before moving Broadway the following spring.

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Idina Menzel And Katy Perry Back The Seahawks For Super Bowl Victory


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Two of the live musical performers at this year’s Super Bowl have both intimated that they’ll be supporting the Seattle Seahawks this weekend. Katy Perry, who is set headline the halftime show, and Idina Menzel, who will sing the national anthem, have both expressed preferences for the Seahawks.

At Media Day ahead of Sunday afternoon’s showdown at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona, Perry was the first to say that she’ll be rooting for the North-West team over the New England Patriots.

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Perry is friends with Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, and will be supporting them

Continue reading: Idina Menzel And Katy Perry Back The Seahawks For Super Bowl Victory

Idina Menzel Is Set To Sing The National Anthem At Super Bowl XLIX


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We're already hugely excited for the Super Bowl XLIX this February, but the announcement of who's going to be crooning out the National Anthem is the icing on the cake! 'Frozen' star Idina Menzel will be performing at the play-off, alongside John Legend.

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Idina Menzel to sing the national anthem

Following the stunning performance of 'The Star Spangled Banner' at Super Bowl XLVIII last year by Renée Fleming, Idina Menzel has got a lot to live up to. Her incredible pipes on the world's favorite tune 'Let It Go' may have rocked the globe, but America's biggest football event has seen some unimaginable talent open the event in song in previous years, including Christina Aguilera, Alicia Keys, Kelly Clarkson and Jennifer Hudson.

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Broadway Musical Starring Frozen's Idina Menzel To Close


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The Broadway musical ‘If/Then’, which stars Frozen’s Idina Menzel, will close its doors on March 22nd, it was announced on Friday by its producer David Stone.

The musical, a contemporary original story which concerns a woman on the verge of her 40s (Elizabeth, played by Menzel) who returns to New York to make a fresh start of her career and then diverges into two simultaneously told plot lines, opened in November 2013 at Washington D.C.’s National Theatre.

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Idina Menzel starred in 'If/Then', a musical which has been running for over a year

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'Frozen' Director Apologises To Parents Of Kids Who Just Won't 'Let It Go'


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‘Frozen’ director Jennifer Lee has apologised to all the parents who have been driven ever so slightly crazy by their little one’s obsession with the ‘Frozen’ soundtrack. Just over a year after the film’s release, the popularity of Anna and Elsa's icy story shows no signs of waning, with Frozen merchandise topping many Christmas wish lists.

FrozenWill we ever be able to let Frozen go?

When asked about the movie’s triple platinum selling soundtrack, director Jennifer Lee commented, “A year ago, I'd meet people who, when they found out who I was, they'd say, 'Oh, we love the songs! We sing them all the time."

Continue reading: 'Frozen' Director Apologises To Parents Of Kids Who Just Won't 'Let It Go'

Idina Menzel (Finally) Recognized With Breakthrough Award At Billboard's Women In Music


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Given that Idina Menzel has been performing on stage and screen for close to two decades, so billing her as a Breakthrough Artist is inaccurate to say the least... but with that said, guess who was honoured with the Breakthrough award at this year’s Billboard honours? At least she got a good intro though.

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Idina Menzel - a breakthrough woman in music in 2014?

"Introducing Idina Menzel...what could possibly go wrong?" Savannah Guthrie cracked before welcoming the Broadway vet onstage. Then she started talking about A Broader Way, a summer musical theater camp Menzel founded to help kids "find their own voices."

Continue reading: Idina Menzel (Finally) Recognized With Breakthrough Award At Billboard's Women In Music

'Frozen Fever' Short To Screen Before Disney's 'Cinderella' In March 2015


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What better way to encourage cinema-goers to see the forthcoming live-action 'Cinderella' movie, than the promise of more 'Frozen'? Disney announces short film 'Frozen Fever' to precede the film when it hits movie theaters on March 13th 2015.

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'Frozen Fever' set to screen before 'Cinderella'

Hollywood is going fairytale mad this year, what with 'Frozen' becoming such an enormous worldwide hit and several adaptations making waves in the media such as 'Maleficent' and the forthcoming 'Into The Woods'. 'Cinderella', starring Lily James, Helena Bonham Carter and Cate Blanchett, is the next big thing for film folklore, but it seems people are still stuck on the Oscar winning animation featuring Anna, Elsa and friends.

Continue reading: 'Frozen Fever' Short To Screen Before Disney's 'Cinderella' In March 2015

Time To Give Up The Throne Barbie, As 'Frozen' Toys Top Girls' Christmas Wish Lists


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The festive season is now well and truly upon us and it seems Frozen toys are (unsurprisingly) topping most little girls’ Christmas lists. Yes for the first time in 11 years Barbie is no longer the number one toy requested by girls, as Frozen fever continues to take over.

FrozenAnna and Elsa dolls look set to be the big sellers this Christmas

A study released by the National Retail Federation showed that 20% of parents (one in five) plan to buy Frozen merchandise for their daughters. Long reigning queen Barbie was knocked down to second place receiving 16.8% of the votes.

Continue reading: Time To Give Up The Throne Barbie, As 'Frozen' Toys Top Girls' Christmas Wish Lists

'Frozen' Sequel Will Be Made, According To Star Idina Menzel


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Although Disney hasn't made any official announcement, Fans of the animated flick 'Frozen' will be thrilled after Idina Menzel, who voiced Elsa the Snow Queen, recently confirmed that a second movie is "in the works."

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Menzel voiced  Elsa the Snow Queen in 'Frozen'

The Broadway star's huge revelation came during an interview with London's Telegraph, but unfortunately she couldn't provide any specific details. When the newspaper asked about rumours of a sequel and a stage musical adaptation, Menzel responded, "they're all in the works."

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Frozen To Get A Sequel, In Book Form Anyway


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Fans of Frozen rejoice! Looks like there's plenty more adventures in store for the characters from the animated blockbuster. Publishing company Random House has announced that they will release two children’s books that continue the story of Frozen heroines Anna and Elsa. 

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The Academy Award winning film took the world by storm last year and still hasn't stopped

Entitled 'Anna & Elsa #1: All Hail the Queen' and 'Anna & Elsa #2: Memory and Magic', the stories promise to pick up where the film left the young princesses, and build on their relationship as they get to know one another again, and will be published in January 2015. 

Continue reading: Frozen To Get A Sequel, In Book Form Anyway

Who Is Anna Faith Carlson, The Real Life Elsa From 'Frozen'?


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We think everyone can agree when we say that Disney’s Frozen has been pretty successful. Since its release in 2013 it’s earned around $1.2 billion and is the fifth highest grossing film of all time, not to mention the highest-grossing animated film and Disney’s highest-grossing release.

Frozen Anna Faith Carlson Frozen has stormed ahead of the rest to become Disney's highest-grossing film of all time

The figures speak for themselves but what’s more important is how loved the characters have become in such a short space of time. Sisters Elsa, voiced by Idina Menzel, and Anna, by Kristen Bell, are the heart of the film, and have enthralled little girls (and grown ones) and offered up a new mould for the typical Disney princess - a more believable and relatable one.

Continue reading: Who Is Anna Faith Carlson, The Real Life Elsa From 'Frozen'?

"Gentleman's Guide", "Hedwig" Lead Tony Nominations


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It’s Tony season!  The night of gratuitous musical numbers is almost upon us. The nominations were announced on Tuesday and this year, they feature a couple of new names. The nominees list includes Tony vets Neil Patrick Harris and Audra McDonald, but one of the biggest new names on the list is Bryan Cranston.

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Bryan Cranston is moving from the Emmys straight into the Tonys.

 

Continue reading: "Gentleman's Guide", "Hedwig" Lead Tony Nominations

Bring On The Ice Puns: "Frozen" Maintains Hold Over US Album Chart


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The Frozen soundtrack keeps going strong for its tenth non-consecutive week at the top of the US album chart. Its current run has been going on for 5 weeks straight. It looks like Frozen might be a constant presence in the charts throughout spring, which is unfortunate for news writers, who have all run out of ice-related puns a long time ago.

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Idina Menzel is getting some well deserved recognition out of the soundtrack's success.

For the fifth week in a row, Frozen took the top position with sales of 133,000 (off 11%), according to Nielsen SoundScan data for the week ending April 13, vaulting over the 2 million-unit sales mark. Frozen has become a hit of Lion King proportions, having matched the 1994 soundtrack’s ten week run. However, according to figures from Nielsen SoundScan, via Variety, the album is nowhere near topping The Lion King's 10 mln copies record, despite achieving double platinum status.

Continue reading: Bring On The Ice Puns: "Frozen" Maintains Hold Over US Album Chart

Time To Put A Line Under John Travolta’s Idina Menzel Oscars Faux Pas?


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Remember The Oscars? They were about 7 years ago and the 2015 ceremony is basically tomorrow. If you watched Ellen DeGeneres host this year’s, though, or you have a passing interest in awards season – OR you have an internet connection at work or at home – you probably won’t have missed John Travolta’s mispronunciation of Idina Menzel, calling her ‘Adele Dazeem.’

John TravoltaJohn Travolta has dealt with his silly mistake

It was so, so funny. Not just because he got her name wrong, that’s just a funny thing for any celeb to do. It was John Travolta. He got the name really wrong. And he had to call Menzel “wickedly funny” before getting her name really wrong. Now, though, it’s probably time to stop laughing at poor John, because he tried, and he’s been really nice since. 

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Idina Menzel And John Travolta Are Still "Buddies" Despite Oscar Faux Pas


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It turns out Idina Menzel has let it go.

The 42 year-old has broken her silence since John Travolta's now infamous blunder at the Academy-Awards.

While gracing the cover of the latest Billboard issue, Menzel talks about being called 'Adele Dazeem.'

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Spring Might Be Coming, But 'Frozen' Won't Let Go Of The Billboard No. 1


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The Frozen soundtrack has topped the Billboard Chart for the sixth week in a row, proving that Idina Menzel is a national treasure. Who cares that it’s the first day of spring. Obviously any season can be Frozen season, as long as Let It Go is playing. The soundtrack to the icy Disney flick is back at No. 1 this week with 99,000 copies in the week ending March 16, according to Nielsen SoundScan. That’s 1% down from the week before, but still enough to put Frozen firmly in the lead, THR reports.

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Disney's princess flick celebrates independance and tops records in all categories.

The week before, the movie soundtrack ended up in third place, with an easily calculable 1% more for 100,000 copies. This makes the Frozen soundtrack the first album to pass the million sales mark for 2014.This year, the compilation has sold 1.1 million, bringing its total for 2013 and 2014 to a matching 1.4 million sales. The set was released last November, and it sold 338,000 in 2013. This makes the sixth nonconsecutive week atop the chart for Frozen. It first topped the list dated Jan. 18, reflecting the sales week that ended Jan. 5.

Continue reading: Spring Might Be Coming, But 'Frozen' Won't Let Go Of The Billboard No. 1

Kristen Bell Would Love To Do "Frozen" On Broadway With Idina Menzel (Or Adele Dazeem, Either Would Be Good)


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Disney’s Frozen is one of those films that would just make sense as a Broadway musical. You know it, we know it, Kristen Bell knows it too. The star of Disney’s Oscar-winning flick recently told EW that she would love to reprise her role as princess Anna in a stage version. She also made a valid point. “I certainly hope that they try!”

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Bell is currently on Veronica Mars duty, but she would love to do a Frozen stage play, given the chance.

Bell said about whether Disney would ask her to return. “Everybody in Frozen is a Broadway veteran so I certainly hope they try and wrangle us.”

Continue reading: Kristen Bell Would Love To Do "Frozen" On Broadway With Idina Menzel (Or Adele Dazeem, Either Would Be Good)

Rick Ross Storms The Billboard Chart With "Mastermind", What Else Is New?


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Rick Ross owns the Billboard 200 chart this week. Despite Pharrell Williams’ high-profile gig at the Oscars recently, on Wednesday, Ross’ latest album, Mastermind, became his fifth studio effort to top the chart. It sold 179,000 copies in its first week, according to figures from Nielsen SoundScan (via Reuters).

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Rick Ross's Mastermind stormed the Billboard 100 this week.

Pharrell is trailing behind with just 112,000 copies of his G I R L sold in its debut week. The release came after a month of high-profile performances from the singer at intimate parties and awards events, culminating in his singing his Oscar-nominated song Happy, which turned into a spontaneous onstage dance party with Oscar-nominated actresses.

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A Week In News: Ellen DeGeneres' Oscars Selfie, John Travolta's Flub And Katy Perry Brings The Sunshine


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The 86th Academy Awards

The 86th Academy Awards: The night we'd all been waiting for was finally here: this year's Oscars ceremony has come and gone along with another ground-breaking year in cinema. 12 Years a Slave predictably took Best Picture but Gravity emerged as the movie of the evening with seven awards, five of which were in the technical categories. Matthew McConaughey and Cate Blanchett triumphed with their respective acting awards, pizza was served, Lupita Nyong'o was the darling of yet another awards show and high-scoring host Ellen Degeneres wrapped up the festivities with a neat and expertly-timed bow.

The Oscars Selfie: They say a picture speaks a thousand words but nowadays an image is judged by how many retweets it can get within the shortest space of time. When Ellen Degeneres decided to get a couple of stars together for an impromptu selfie, she probably didn't expect the shot - which featured Bradley Cooper, Brangeline, JLaw, Lupita, Kevin Spacey, Jared Leto, Julia Roberts and Meryl Streep - to surpass Obama's re-election shot's previous world record. The snap broke Twitter, attracting 80,000 retweets within 30 minutes and 1.2 million in an hour.

Continue reading: A Week In News: Ellen DeGeneres' Oscars Selfie, John Travolta's Flub And Katy Perry Brings The Sunshine

Idina "Adele Dazeem" Menzel Rolling In Success After John Travolta's Oscars Blunder


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If you haven’t been keeping up to date on pop culture news, you might not recognize the name Adele Dazeem. That’s because it was made up by John Travolta during the strangest onstage blunder the Oscars have seen in a while. It’s Idina Menzel, or at least it was supposed to be. As it turns out, the newly renamed (in Travolta’s mind, at least) Frozen star might have a lot to gain from the hilarious mistake.

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Travolta might not have known her name, but now everybody else does.

There’s nothing like a mishap to get the public talking, after all. And the mistake has put Menzel in the spotlight in a big way. We’re not just talking about Slate’s “Travolta-fy Your Name” game, although it’s hilarious and worth checking out. Since Sunday night, Idina “Dazeem” Menzel has given interviews, appeared on Tonight for a Let It Go cover with The Roots and gotten tons of free press for her new Broadway show, “If/Then,” – the latter thanks to a fake playbill insert for the production, touting the Adele Dazeem as one of the stars. It later turned out that the augmented playbill had been a fake, with a source saying for the New York Daily News: “Somebody put that on Twitter; it’s not real.”

Continue reading: Idina "Adele Dazeem" Menzel Rolling In Success After John Travolta's Oscars Blunder

Idina Menzel Actually Becomes Queen Elsa For "Let It Go" Oscars Performance


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Disney’s juggernaut Frozen, which has been sweeping the North American box office since its release in November 2013, might not have won big at the Oscars, but it was a major presence none the less. It won Best Animated Feature, sure, but many were baffled that the Disney flick, starring Idina Menzel and Kristen Bell, wasn’t even nominated for any of the bigger awards.

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Menzel made a splash with Frozen, despite never actually appearing on screen.

Still, Menzel stole some of the spotlight back for Frozen, with her live performance of the breakaway hit Let It Go. The song, sung in the film by the gentle, but repressed queen Elsa, sounded even better live on stage at LA’s Dolby Theater. Written by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez, "Let It Go," the anthem of Menzel's character Queen Elsa was nominated for Best Original Song and won, topping tracks like "Happy" from Despicable Me 2, "Ordinary Love" from Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom and "The Moon Song" from Her.

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Idina Menzel - Kids Night On Broadway Press Conference, held at Sardi's restaurant. - New York, New York, United States - Thursday 23rd January 2014

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Charlotte St. Martin, Idina Menzel and Nick Scandalios
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Idina Menzel and Nick Scandalios

Michael Greif, LaChanze, Idina Menzel, Julia Murney and David Alpert - Living For Today: A Benefit for Gilana's Fund, held at Joe's Pub - Arrivals. - New York, New York, United States - Monday 20th January 2014

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Idina Menzel and Taye Diggs - 19th Annual Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards held at the Shrine Auditorium - Arrivals - Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 27th January 2013

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'Catching Fire' Slips At The Box Office, While 'Frozen' Moves In For The Holiday Season


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After Frozen’s landslide (or should that be avalanche) success before the weekend, it should come as no surprise that the film has easily topped The Hunger Games: Catching Fire at the box office. After two weeks on top, Catching Fire was knocked over by the Disney animated feature, which raked in $31.6 million in weekend sales alone. Since its release on November 22, Frozen has earned $190.2 million, according to Rentrak.

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Besides being very seasonally appropriate, Frozen also boasts beautiful animation.

Frozen is a re-imagining of the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale The Snow Queen. The film, which tells the story of two estranged princesses in an icy kingdom, topped the box office in its second week of release, while Catching Fire fell behind with just $27 million earned in the Friday – Sunday period, according to Businessweek.

Continue reading: 'Catching Fire' Slips At The Box Office, While 'Frozen' Moves In For The Holiday Season

A Tight Schedule And Ambitious Visuals Define Disney's Latest Try For The Oscars, "Frozen"


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Today marks the wide release of Disney’s animated feature Frozen and, after months of promotion, the revamped version of a Hans Christian Andersen fairytale is already generating Oscar buzz. Frozen tells Andersen’s story of the Snow Queen, only with a slight twist. In the original, a young girl, Greta has to use her optimism to save her friend Kai from the curse of the Snow Queen. This version tells the story of two princesses (this is Disney, we’re talking about after all), one of whom is born with the power to control weather. When Princess Elsa (voiced by Idina Menzel) is paralyzed with fear and unable to control her power, perpetual winter sets over the Norwegian kingdom of Arendelle. It is then up to her sister Anna (Kristen Bell) to help Elsa and save the kingdom.

Watch the Frozen trailer below.

Continue reading: A Tight Schedule And Ambitious Visuals Define Disney's Latest Try For The Oscars, "Frozen"

Disney Release Teaser Trailer For New Animation 'Frozen' [Trailer]


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Frozen is due to be released on 27th November in the US and on 20th December in the UK, just in time for Christmas. The film will feature the voices of Kristen Bell (Veronica Mars), Idina Menzel (Enchanted), Jonathon Groff (Glee), Josh Gad (Ice Age: Continental Drift) and Santino Fontana (Submissions Only). Frozen will see two actors reunited: Jonathon Groff and Idina Menzel who appeared together in the musical seriesGlee.

The movie is directed by Disney veterans Chris Buck (The Little Mermaid) and Jennifer Lee (Wreck-It Raph) whilst many of the actors have experience with animation films. Gad provided the voice for Louis the molehog in Ice Age: Continental Drift and Menzel as Nancy in Enchanted (a sequel is currently in production also featuring her voice).

Frozen is based on Hans Christian Anderson's fairy tale The Snow Queen. It follows the story of Anna (Bell), who teams up with love interest Kristoff (Groff), in order to find her sister Elsa (Menzel), the Snow Queen, whose magic has caused the kingdom to have turned into a wintry and dangerous wonderland. Helping is a clumsy and buck-toothed snow man named Olaf (voiced by Gad).

Continue reading: Disney Release Teaser Trailer For New Animation 'Frozen' [Trailer]

Idina Menzel - The Laurence Olivier Awards 2013 held at the Royal Opera House - Arrivals - London, United Kingdom - Sunday 28th April 2013

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Idina Menzel - The Olivier Awards held at the Royal Opera House - Pressroom - London, United Kingdom - Sunday 28th April 2013

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Idina Menzel - 19th Annual Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards - Arrivals Los Angeles California United States Saturday 26th January 2013

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Idina Menzel and Taye Diggs - SAG Awards Arrivals Los Angeles California United States Sunday 27th January 2013

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Idina Menzel Wednesday 12th September 2012 'The Book of Mormon' Opening night held at the Pantages Theatre - Arrivals

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Frank Wood, Annie Parisse, Brendan Griffin, Christina Kirk, Idina Menzel and Taye Diggs - Steven Pasquale, Frank Wood, Christina Kirk, Annie Parisse, Crystal A. Dickinson, Brendan Griffin, Jeremy Shamos, Damon Gupton, Idina Menzel and Taye Diggs Wednesday 23rd May 2012 Backstage at the Broadway play 'Clybourne Park' at the Walter Kerr Theatre

Taye Diggs and Idina Menzel - Taye Diggs and his wife Idina Menzel Saturday 24th March 2012 Perez Hilton's Mad Hatter Tea Party Birthday Celebration held at Siren Studios

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Taye Diggs and Idina Menzel

Idina Menzel Monday 5th March 2012 at The Grove in Hollywood for entertainment news programme 'Extra'

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Idina Menzel Monday 5th March 2012 Idina Menzel is seen at The Grove in Hollywood for 'Extra'

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Taye Diggs and Idina Menzel - Taye Diggs, Idina Menzel Sunday 26th February 2012 The 20th Annual Elton John AIDS Foundation's Oscar Viewing Party held at West Hollywood Park - Arrivals

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Idina Menzel and ITV Studios Wednesday 5th October 2011 at the ITV studios London, England

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Glee and Idina Menzel Tuesday 26th July 2011 'Glee' star Idina Menzel is seen shopping on Third Street in Downtown Los Angeles Los Angeles, California

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Idina Menzel - Wednesday 16th March 2011 at Beverly Hilton Hotel Beverly Hills, California

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Taye Diggs and Idina Menzel - Taye Diggs and Idina Menzel New York City, USA - Celebrities watching the men's semifinals match on Day 13 of the 2010 US Open at the USTA Arthur Ashe Stadium in Flushing, Queens Saturday 11th September 2010

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Idina Menzel - Sunday 13th June 2010 at Radio City Music Hall New York City, USA

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Idina Menzel Thursday 2nd April 2009 Opening night of the Broadway play 'Reasons To Be Pretty' after party at the Hudson Terrace - Arrivals New York City, USA

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Idina Menzel - Thursday 2nd April 2009 at Lyceum Theatre New York City, USA

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Ask The Dust Review


Weak
If Robert Towne's Ask the Dust is the end result of 30 years of labor to bring John Fante's celebrated novel to the screen, it gravely calls into question Towne's current abilities as both a screenwriter and director. Towne's adaptation sheds no new interpretive light on Ask the Dust's literary legacy, and, even on its own terms, this is an anemic romance, undone by awkward performances and flat-footed filmmaking.

Twenty-year-old aspiring Italian-American writer Arturo Bandini, Fante's literary alter ego, is brash yet sensitive, fundamentally moral yet driven by an unquenchable, uniquely American thirst for love, lust, and romantic adventure. Bandini's conflicting values jolt and jostle inside him, finding expression primarily through Bandini's typewriter, as he tries to alchemize his experiences into fiction.

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Rent Review


Excellent
Whatever happened to the glut of movie musicals that the success of Moulin Rouge and Chicago was supposed to have unleashed upon us? Although the door for the long-moribund genre was indeed nudged open by those films, it fortunately never opened wide enough to subject us to the like of Mamma Mia! The Film or Chitty Chitty Bang Bang: Reloaded. Instead, studios have been fairly scrupulous about what they'll let through, and with the arrival of Rent, that's proved to be a good thing.

When Chris "Mrs. Doubtfire" Columbus was announced as the director of the evergreen 1996 rock musical - which updated Puccini's starving-artists opera La Bohème to the East Village in the late 1980s - it seemed like a bad joke. Spike Lee and Martin Scorsese had been buzzing around the project for years and getting the show's fans all excited, only to run into the usual budget/artistic/Miramax problems, not to mention a cast that was slowly getting past its prime. Handing the play over to the family-friendly Columbus seemed like admitting that the subject matter - a welter of squatting artists, homosexuality, heroin addiction, AIDS, and untimely deaths - was going to get watered down. Somehow, that didn't happen. While he's made the musical considerably cinematic, Columbus has also shown a surprising appreciation and fidelity to the source material; he should have tried directing something without children years ago.

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Rent Review


Excellent
Whatever happened to the glut of movie musicals that the success of Moulin Rouge and Chicago was supposed to have unleashed upon us? Although the door for the long-moribund genre was indeed nudged open by those films, it fortunately never opened wide enough to subject us to the like of Mamma Mia! The Film or Chitty Chitty Bang Bang: Reloaded. Instead, studios have been fairly scrupulous about what they'll let through, and with the arrival of Rent, that's proved to be a good thing.

When Chris "Mrs. Doubtfire" Columbus was announced as the director of the evergreen 1996 rock musical - which updated Puccini's starving-artists opera La Bohème to the East Village in the late 1980s - it seemed like a bad joke. Spike Lee and Martin Scorsese had been buzzing around the project for years and getting the show's fans all excited, only to run into the usual budget/artistic/Miramax problems, not to mention a cast that was slowly getting past its prime. Handing the play over to the family-friendly Columbus seemed like admitting that the subject matter - a welter of squatting artists, homosexuality, heroin addiction, AIDS, and untimely deaths - was going to get watered down. Somehow, that didn't happen. While he's made the musical considerably cinematic, Columbus has also shown a surprising appreciation and fidelity to the source material; he should have tried directing something without children years ago.

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