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Disney's Snow Queen movie gets the Witch from Wicked and a Book of Mormon writer. Hell. Yes.

Illustration for article titled Disneys Snow Queen movie gets the Witch from emWicked/em and a emBook of Mormon/em writer. Hell. Yes.

We've been waiting for years for someone to make a Snow Queen movie. Finally, Disney is pushing forward on Frozen, their take on the Hans Christian Andersen story, and they're stacking up some serious talent to help.

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Disney recently revealed via press release that Broadway idol Idina Menzel will voice the Snow Queen. Plus, Robert Lopez (Book of Mormon) and wife Kristen Anderson-Lopez (Winnie the Pooh) will write original songs for the feature. Here's the brand new official synopsis:

In "Frozen," a prophecy traps a kingdom in eternal winter, so Anna (voice of Kristen Bell) must team up with Kristoff, a daring mountain man, on the grandest of journeys to find the Snow Queen (voice of Menzel) and put an end to the icy spell. Encountering Everest-like extremes, mystical creatures and magic at every turn, Anna and Kristoff battle the elements in a race to save the kingdom from destruction.

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We cannot wait. It's been a very long time since Disney has put out an animated feature with music on par with "Part of Your World" or "Bonjour." We require new karaoke songs!

[Via Collider]

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Thing is, as they are already calling it 'Frozen' rather than 'The Snow Queen', I'm thinking we'll get a Tangled=Rapunzel version rather than a proper Disney Classic. :(