When ABC‘s Once Upon a Time teased a new “chilling” addition to the cast in the season’s finale many fans wondered, myself included, if other characters from the hit movie Frozen would make the transition from the big screen to our television screens. Now we’ve got hints that at least two characters will be joining Elsa. Who do you think they are?
OK, it’s not really that hard to figure out that Elsa’s sister Anna and the handsome Ice merchant Kristoff would be just about anyone’s choice to join Elsa on the show. Elsa is reportedly scheduled to appear in nine episodes with Anna and Kristoff most likely appearing for seven or eight episodes.
Will there be much change in the characters when ABC brings them to television? Here are ABC’s character breakdowns:
ELSA | The Queen of Arendelle, this late-20s/early-30s beauty long struggled to control her “chilling” powers and even unleashed upon her town an eternal winter during her coronation. Ultimately, she realized that the key to controlling her powers is love — namely, her bond with sister Anna — and now she is aware of the threat she poses if she were to lose control of her magic again (in which instance Vancouver weather could rival Winnipeg’s!)
ANNA | Elsa’s slightly younger sister is a fun-loving, fearless optimist who often gets herself into situations where she is in over her head, yet is able to triumph due to her resourcefulness and can-do spirit. She values her relationship with her sister above all else.
KRISTOFF | This handsome, hearty, salt-of-the-earth ice cutter spent most of his life alone (unless you count his reindeer). He has a sometimes-gruff demeanor that can hide his deep love for Anna and her sister Elsa. When we first meet Kristoff on Once, he is adjusting to life at the castle — including sleeping indoors for the first time in his life.
What do you think? I’m looking forward to seeing how these characters translate to a “real” world situation. Could we see a CGI Olaf at some point? Even though producers have laughed off this question, there must be some homage to the character at some point in this story arch.
ABC is currently casting the roles, and it’s a good bet that the actresses and actor could be announced and presented at this years San Diego Comic Con‘s Once Upon a Time panel. Is there an actor or actress you’d like to see take on one of these roles?