“We’re not demanding speed,” Iger told Fortune. “We’re demanding excellence.” Frozen, which has already grossed $669 million at the box office, is loosely based on Hans Christian Andersen’s The Snow Queen, and features the voices of Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Jonathan Groff, Josh Gad and Santino Fontana. The film tells the story of a spunky princess who sets off on an epic journey alongside a rugged, thrill-seeking mountain man, his loyal pet reindeer, and a magical talking snowman to find her estranged sister, whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom in eternal winter. Disney’s Frozen In the meantime, watch the clip of “Let It Go” for the 800 gazillionth time and remember that all is right with the world. Enjoy! No time frame has been set for the Broadway adaptation of the sure-to-be Oscar-nominated flick, but that doesn’t mean we can’t already begin dream casting the musical and fantasizing over how the theater maestros will bring Elsa’s snow magic, the Valley of the Living Rock, the North Mountain and, most importantly, Olaf and Marshmallow to life. Let your imaginations run wild! File this under best news ever: Walt Disney CEO and Chairman Bob Iger knows the entire world has (rightfully!) fallen in love with the studio’s Golden Globe-winning feature Frozen, so what does he want to do next? Take it to Broadway, of course! According to Fortune magazine, the hit animated film will follow in the huge footprints of The Lion King, Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid and Aladdin, and head on over to the Great White Way. Disney Theatrical Productions also confirmed that Frozen is in early development for the stage. View Comments The score for Frozen, which is co-written by Avenue Q and The Book of Mormon Tony winner Robert Lopez and his wife Kristen Anderson-Lopez, features a slew of wonderful and unforgettable songs, including “Let It Go,” “Do You Want to Build a Snowman?,” “Love is an Open Door” and “Fixer Upper.” Frozen is only the fourth animated film soundtrack to reach No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart. Even Beyoncé was no match for the unflappable Frozen.
If you can teach a kid how to turn $100 into $1,000,000, they’re all ears. Well, that’s the intention of BizKid$ Co-creator Jeannine Glista, as she and fellow authors James McKenna and Matt Fontane have published a new kids financial education book entitled: How to Turn $100 into $1,000,000: Earn! Invest! Save!.This book is not some get-rich-quick, pyramid scheme. It’s a guide teaching kids how to budget and invest properly when they’re young so they can have a solid foundation of sound financial habits as they grow older — ultimately becoming, yes, millionaires or just financially stable.So, naturally, we invited Jeannine on the show to give us the details of her book, why she and her peers wrote it, key pieces of advice, and how can credit unions step up and help — especially when a majority of elementary, middle, and high schools nationwide not offering financial education classes. We also wanted to know what’s up with the disco ball hanging from the ceiling in the background.So check it out and let us know what you think — and pick up the book! continue reading » 3SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr