‘Zootopia’ sure likes referencing ‘Frozen’
Let the storm rage on.
Frozen fever is still alive and well, especially within the walls of the House of Mouse that created the 2013 animated phenomenon.
A repeat performance
In Frozen, Alan Tudyk voiced the haughty, conniving Duke of Weselton, who is constantly irked by folks mispronouncing his homeland as “Weaselton.” Now, in Zootopia, Tudyk voices an actual weasel named Duke Weaselton, who’s also a scheming little guy.
A Frozen voice cameo
The sloth Priscilla (she makes an appearance in this trailer) is voiced by Kristen Bell a.k.a. Anna.
Princess elephants in Tundratown
Looks like humans aren’t the only ones obsessed with dressing up as Anna and Elsa.
At one point in the film, Judy Hopps encounters a Zootopia denizen hocking pirated DVDs, ones that spoof recent Disney films Frozen, Wreck-It Ralph, and Big Hero 6.
Quoting a musical hit
Chief Bogo tells the persistent Judy, “Life isn’t a cartoon musical where your dreams come true, so let it go!” ’Cause of course you have to get those three inescapable words in your new Disney movie.