Do You Want To Build A Snowman? Was Almost Left Out Of Frozen?! Here Are Some Other Facts You Didn't Know About The Film!
Frozen has been a hit film with audiences all around the world and it doesn't look like the infatuation with the animated film will be dying down anytime soon.
Since there was a HUGE demand for the film, the House of Mouse decided to let fans in on some of the little secrets about the film in their special The Story of Frozen: Making A Disney Animated Classic!
1. Disney had been trying to adapt The Snow Queen for more than 70 years.
Seventy years is a pretty long time, but Frozen was well worth the wait! Apparently the creatives over at Disney talked about the classic Hans Christian Andersen story when Snow White came about and then again after The Little Mermaid. It wasn't until recently that the success of Tangled created a pathway for Frozen to happen!
2. Kristen Bell helped give Anna that quirky personality we all know and love!
"I kept pushing for her to be quirkier and goofier because that's how I felt growing up."
The actress also helped shape Anna's little habits with her gestures and facial expressions in the recording booth! So most of the little things Anna does in the film, Kristen probably did the same when she was recording her lines!
3. When Idina Menzel joined the cast of Frozen, Elsa apparently had blue, spiky hair and a coat made of living weasels — what the WHAT?!
Obviously Elsa's characteristics made a DRASTIC change, judging by the final product of the film. It's said that there were a TON of different concepts for Elsa before animators settled on the one we all know and love today! Speaking of which, the reason why they changed her from a cold-hearted ice queen was because…
4. Power anthem Let It Go changed the entire creative direction of the film.
An evil snow queen can't sing a song about freedom and empowerment! When songwriters Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez presented this AH-Mazing song to the creative crew, that's when they all realized they needed to change the script to fit the powerful song.
5. Do You Want To Build A Snowman almost, ALMOST didn't make it to the final cut of the film!
We can't imagine what Frozen would be like without this adorable song! The song was reportedly edited out of the film until the very end. According to Kristen, the song was put in at the very last moment possible — and we're all glad it was!