29 November 2012 9:55 AM, PST | firstshowing.net | See recent FirstShowing.net news »

Wreck-It Ralph was a big hit for Walt Disney Pictures this year, so it makes sense that the Mouse House would want to retain some of the talent that worked on that picture to help bring a future project to life. A press release reveals that Disney has hired Jennifer Lee, who co-wrote Wreck-It Ralph with Phil Johnston, to co-direct their upcoming animated fantasy comedy Frozen alongside Tarzan helmer Chris Buck. Lee got the job because of the work she did rewriting Frozen, but this will be her first time directing a feature. The movie is already in production and is slated to open on November 27th, 2013. More below! Frozen, loosely based on Hans Christian Anderson's "The Snow Queen," stars Broadway legend Idina Menzel as Elsa, a queen in self-imposed exile, and Kristen Bell as her sister Anna, who, along with a mountain man named Kristoff and his reindeer Sven, »

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