So, there’s this theory that Frozen and its sequel exists in the Marvel Universe. When the first movie was released, many fans made comparisons between Elsa and the X-Men. Disney owns both the MCU and the Pixar productions of Frozen, Toy Story, Wreck-It Ralph, and so forth. Disney crossovers are happening left and right. There are the Kingdom Hearts video games. And Disney/Pixar produced the Marvel comic adaptation of Big Hero 6. With the release of Frozen 2, the Marvel theory further cements itself.
ScreenRant published an article about their theory that Elsa, Anna, Kristoff, and Olaf are mutants. They point to current story elements from X-Men comics where mutants were once deemed as magic users or witches. And a recent issue has Iceman travel to an alternate universe where its inhabitants break out into song and dance. They also compare the Frozen characters to different members of the X-Team.
With Elsa’s ice powers, she’s an obvious comparison to Iceman. Though, she also has the power to create sentient life, as she created Olaf.
Kristoff has telepathic powers like Charles Xavier. He speaks for his reindeer, Sven. And there’s one point where he talks to another reindeer master who has the same abilities. There’s also a musical number, Lost In The Woods, where Kristoff hears reindeer as his backup singers.
Olaf and the Rock Trolls are compared to Krokoa. 1975’s Giant-Sized X-Men #1 presented a new X-Men team in the form of Wolverine, Storm, Colossus, Nightcrawler, Thunderbird, and Sunfire. Xavier recruited them to rescue the original team from Krokoa the Living Island. In 2019’s House of X, Krokoa has become the new nation for mutants. And so, with land elements gaining mutant abilities, the enchanted snowman and rock formations could also be mutants.
The article also compares Olaf to Deadpool. The mutant portrayed by Ryan Reynolds in the movies is known for breaking the fourth wall. This could be another mutant power for self-awareness. There’s even the comic arc, Deadpool Kills, where the Merc With a Mouth is aware he’s in a fictional story. So he attempts to liberate his fellow Marvel characters. In several musical numbers from Frozen and Frozen 2, Olaf breaks the fourth wall.
Anna once had powers. But the Rock Troll Pappy removed those. Therefore, she’s kind of like Rogue in X3: X-Men United. The movie adapted The Mutant Cure storyline. Much to Iceman’s protests, Anna Paquin’s character wanted to sign up for it. Anna from Frozen also shares the same philosophies as Xavier. She accepts and loves everyone, and encourages others to do the same.
What do you think of this fan theory? Could the characters of Frozen exist within the Marvel Universe? Perhaps, this is as crazy as the Pixar Theory. Let us know in the comments below. And for everything else that Disney’s light touches, especially Marvel, stay tuned to Screen Geek.