Frozen 2, also known as Frozen II, is a 2019 American computer-animated musical fantasy film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios. The 58th film produced by the studio, it is the sequel to the 2013 film Frozen and features the return of directors Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee, producer Peter Del Vecho, songwriters Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez, and composer Christophe Beck.
Lee also returns as a screenwriter, penning the screenplay from a story by her, Buck, Marc E. Smith, Anderson-Lopez and Lopez, while Byron Howard executive-produced the film. Veteran voice cast Idina Menzel, Kristen Bell, Jonathan Groff, Josh Gad, Santino Fontana, Ciarán Hinds, and Alan Tudyk return as their previous characters and are joined by newcomers Sterling K. Brown, Evan Rachel Wood, Alfred Molina, Martha Plimpton, Jason Ritter, Rachel Matthews, and Jeremy Sisto.
Frozen 2 had its world premiere at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood on November 7, 2019, and is scheduled for wide release by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures on November 22, 2019.
Three years after the events of the first film, Elsa starts to hear a strange sound from the north calling her. Together with her sister Anna, Kristoff, Olaf, and Sven, they embark on a new journey beyond their homeland of Arendelle in order to discover the origin of Elsa’s magical powers and save their kingdom.
On Rotten Tomatoes, the film holds an approval rating of 82% based on 92 reviews, with an average rating of 6.98/10. The critical consensus reads: “Even though Frozen II doesn’t quite nail the showstopping feel of the first film, it is still a dazzling adventure into the unknown.”
On Metacritic, the film has a weighted average score of 67 out of 100, based on 27 critics, indicating “generally favorable reviews”.