“While many viewers believed the royals died at sea, Buck said in the AMA, ‘They didn’t die on the boat. They got washed up on a shore in a jungle island. The queen gave birth to a baby boy. They build a treehouse. They get eaten by a leopard…'”
The problem isn’t that Frozen was popular. The problem is that Disney played favorites. Big Hero 6,Inside Out and Zootopia were successful. Disney could have made more money if they had properly marketed all four movies.
I honestly feel like Moana is everything Frozen wanted to be. Not just story wise but character wise too. Moana is fleshed out and relatable. We also know what she wants and it’s obvious she cares about her people. Can’t really say the same for Elsa or Anna really.