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Frozen's writer/director Jennifer Lee and songwriter Kristen Anderson-Lopez talk about the backstory behind the creation of this new Disney classic. One 'aha' moment came when Anderson-Lopez, writing with her husband, Bobby Lopez (Book of Mormon, Avenue Q), wrote the song Let it Go. Lee discusses how that anthem crystallized the movie for everyone at the studio and how she rewrote the script because of it.

Hollywood News Banter 7 MIN, 27 SEC

The Business is a weekly podcast featuring lively banter about entertainment industry news and in-depth interviews with directors, producers, writers and actors. The show is hosted by award-winning journalist Kim Masters of The Hollywood Reporter and produced by KCRW. Past guests include Norman Lear, Ava DuVernay, Matt Damon and Ice Cube. 

Guests:
Matthew Belloni, Hollywood Reporter (@THRMattBelloni)

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How 'Frozen' Became a Modern Disney Classic 21 MIN, 21 SEC

The Business is a weekly podcast featuring lively banter about entertainment industry news and in-depth interviews with directors, producers, writers and actors. The show is hosted by award-winning journalist Kim Masters of The Hollywood Reporter and produced by KCRW. Past guests include Norman Lear, Ava DuVernay, Matt Damon and Ice Cube. 

Guests:
Jennifer Lee, filmmaker (@alittlejelee)
Kristen Anderson-Lopez, actress and songwriter (@Lyrikris10)

CREDITS

Host:
Kim Masters

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