Disney to Debut “Frozen Northern Lights”

New story to launch with books in July along with website and
Frozen-inspired Instagram

Series of animated shorts from the LEGO Group to air on Disney
Channel and digital platforms in fall

BURBANK, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Disney today announced Frozen Northern Lights, an original
story from the kingdom of Arendelle spanning a collection of books,
animated shorts from the LEGO Group and new digital extensions.
Beginning in July, Frozen fans can follow Anna, Elsa, Olaf,
Kristoff and Sven on an epic adventure to restore the glimmer of the
Northern Lights.


“Natural phenomenon meets cultural phenomenon in this all new story, Frozen
Northern Lights
,” said Andrew Sugerman, Executive Vice President,
Disney Publishing Worldwide. “We’re excited to share this new adventure
and offer fans great new ways to connect with their favorite characters
thanks to a host of related books, digital games and activities.”

The story titled, Disney Frozen Northern Lights: Journey to the
Lights,
published by Random House, will be introduced as a deluxe
novelization in July ahead of an extended collection of books featuring
the familiar characters fans know and love, as well as a brand new
protagonist named, Little Rock. The storyline will be reimagined by the
LEGO Group with four new animated shorts and a full compilation airing
on Disney Channel this fall. The shorts will bring the unique brand of
stylized animation and witty LEGO humor to the world of Frozen,
with the voice talent from the movie reprising their roles.

In celebration of Frozen Northern Lights, the website http://frozen.disney.com/
will be updated with fun activities tied to the new story and Disney
will launch a Frozen-inspired Instagram account @DisneyFrozen.
Fans can continue to enjoy Frozen by liking @DisneyFrozen on Facebook.
For more information on Disney Frozen Northern Lights: Journey to the
Lights
, visit http://bit.ly/JourneytotheLights.

Walt Disney Animation Studios’ animated feature Frozen launched a
worldwide phenomenon in 2013, becoming the highest-grossing animated
feature ever released with more than $1.27 billion in global box office. Frozen
has received multiple honors, including two Academy Awards®, the Golden
Globe®, BAFTA® Award, PGA Award, five Annie Awards and two Grammy®
Awards. A new live show, Frozen – Live at the Hyperion,
opened at the Hyperion Theater at Disney California Adventure Park on
May 27, 2016, and will be followed by the opening of the new Frozen attraction, Frozen
Ever After
 in the Norway pavilion of Epcot on June 21, 2016. Frozen will
make its television debut this holiday season on ABC and a Broadway
musical inspired by Frozen is scheduled to open in New York
in 2018.

About Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media

Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media (DCPI) is the business
segment of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) that brings our Company’s
stories and characters to life through innovative and engaging physical
products and digital experiences across more than 100 categories, from
toys and t-shirts, to apps, books and console games. DCPI comprises two
main lines of business: Disney Consumer Products (DCP), and Disney
Interactive (DI). The combined segment is home to world class teams of
app and game developers, licensing and retail experts, a leading retail
business (Disney Store), artists and storytellers, and technologists who
inspire imaginations around the world.

Contacts

Disney Publishing Worldwide
Laura Cirigliano, 818-544-0829
Laura.A.Cirigliano@disney.com
or
Disney
Consumer Products and Interactive Media
Liz Virji, 818-544-1926
Liz.Virji@disney.com
or
Disney
Channels Worldwide
Jennifer Minezaki, 818-569-5929
Jennifer.Minezaki@disney.com

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