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Disney keeping ‘Frozen’ fresh

Odds are you know the lyrics to every song from the Oscar-winning Disney Animation Studios film “Frozen.” Disney has been busy keeping its franchise hot long after the traditional Blu-ray/DVD release (including a “Sing-A-Long Version”) and the Starz cable debut of the film.

Gamers can play with “Frozen” characters Anna and Elsa in the “Disney Infinity” video game. These two characters were introduced before the film went on to grow $1.2 billion to become the biggest animated movie of all time. Players can use these characters in the Toy Box mode of the game, which allows fans to mix “Frozen” characters with past Disney Animation Studios characters like the video game-themed “Wreck-It Ralph” and “Tangled,” as well as Pixar characters from movies like “Toy Story,” “The Incredibles” and “Monsters University.”

Disney Interactive and Harmonix are giving gamers three new playable songs, including “Let It Go” from “Frozen,” if they pre-order “Disney Fantasia: Music Evolved” for Xbox 360 and Xbox One, which ships Oct. 21. The song featured in the new interactive music experience was sung by Demi Lovato.

There are also a number of mobile games featuring the characters from the film, including the match 3 game, “Frozen Free Fall.” But that’s just on the video game side. This fall ABC is bringing Elsa into the real world as actress Georgina Haig stars as Elsa in the TV series “Once Upon a Time,” which allows Disney characters from different fairy tales to converge in an original storyline.

Disney is working on a short sequel, “Frozen Fever,” which will debut next year and feature a new song written by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez. The original cast, including Idina Menzel, Kristen Bell and Jonathan Groff, will reprise their roles.

There’s a “Frozen” musical in production, following in the footsteps of “Aladdin,” “Beauty and the Beast” and “The Lion King.” “Disney on Ice Presents Frozen” is touring the country.

There’s no end in sight for “Frozen.”

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