Frozen 2 has been officially announced by Disney.

A sequel to the smash hit film was hotly anticipated by fans and largely expected, but it has now been confirmed that the movie is in development.

Variety reports that the exciting news was announced during the Walt Disney Company's shareholders meeting in San Francisco, which takes place every year.

Pixar and Disney Animation boss John Lasseter revealed the sequel is happening alongside Josh Gad and Bob Iger, the company chairman and CEO.

Josh, who voices lovable snowman Olaf and is confirmed to reprise the role, was quick to share the news with his 121,000 Twitter followers. He posted: 'THATS RIGHT. #Frozen2 IS COMING!!!'

Kristen Bell, the voice of Princess Anna, celebrated by sharing a photo which showed her resting her head on a bag of ice. 'Dreams really do come 2!!! #FROZEN2 #itsofficial,' she captioned the shot.



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