Disney's 'Frozen' to Have Early Engagement in Los Angeles
The people of Los Angeles will get to see Disney's upcoming 3D animated pic Frozen five days early, the studio announced on Tuesday.
Frozen, starring the voice cast of Josh Gad, Kristen Bell and Jonathan Groff, will have a special early engagement at the El Capitan Theatre in Los Angeles beginning on Nov. 22 -- five days before the film's Nov. 27 wide release.
The special Los Angeles showings, which will run Nov. 22, 2013, to Jan. 5, 2014, will be preceded by ice carving performance artists on stage, as well as Frozen characters Anna and Elsa in their first live-on-stage appearances.
The animated film follows Anna (Bell) and Kristoff (Groff), who set off on a journey to find Anna's sister, Elsa (Idina Menzel), "whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom of Arendelle in eternal winter." 1600 Penn's Gad plays a snowman named Olaf.
The film's wide release on Nov. 27 will be during a busy Thanksgiving week. Spike Lee's thriller, Oldboy, Jason Statham's action title, Homefront, and Jennifer Hudson's holiday musical drama, Black Nativity, are also scheduled for the same release date.