New ‘Once Upon a Snowman’ Short Coming To Disney+


Disney has announced that a new short will be coming to Disney+ on October 23. “Once Upon a Snowman” is an origin story of sorts for Olaf.

In ‘Frozen’ we know that Olaf was created by Elsa but we don’t know how he got from that moment to when he met Anna. Apparently this is where we find out what happened to him in that short time.

Here’s the write-up:

“Once Upon A Snowman explores — What happened to Olaf within the moments after Elsa created him as she was “letting it go” and building her ice palace, and when Anna and Kristoff first meet him in the forest? And how did Olaf learn to love Summer? The film follows Olaf’s first steps as he comes to life and searches for his identity in the snowy mountains outside Arendelle.

The new short will feature Josh Gad as Olaf and it’s directed by Trent Correy and Dan Abraham. It is produced by Nicole Hearon and Peter Del Vecho.

Disney posted their announcements with the project poster:



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It all started with a little magic. ❄ Once Upon a Snowman, an Original Short, is streaming October 23 on #DisneyPlus.

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What’s interesting are comments that are being made. People are not happy about the $30 fee they charged for Mulan. Nor are they happy about more Olaf and not more Elsa and Anna.


I think it looks cute, but I get that people are getting a bit tired of constant Olaf shorts. Hopefully we get a trailer soon!

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