Jennifer Lee never expected to be this busy. She just flew in from previews on “Frozen: The Broadway Musical” (March 22) to promote “A Wrinkle in Time
,” which she wrote after 2014 musical “Frozen
” turned into the Oscar-winning, top-grossing worldwide animated blockbuster of all time.
She’s still writing the sequel to “Frozen
,” too. “I was joking that if I have time, I have to write the climax for ‘Frozen 2
’ for tomorrow morning,” said Lee. “It’s a Champagne
problem, to have too much to do, when you love what you do.”
Lee wrote two animated features that grossed over $1 billion worldwide: She was on the Oscar-winning “Zootopia
” writing team with college chum Phil Johnston
, as she was on “Wreck-It-Ralph.” But after she and director Chris Buck
,” Disney asked her to be co-director, having found out that she trained to be a director at Columbia film school.