Kristen Bell is here for your entertainment. The Frozen 2 star swept into The Tonight Show on Tuesday night (Nov. 12) to chat up the sequel to her snowy animated classic, but not before she and show host Jimmy Fallon blitzed through 17 Mouse House classics in five minutes during “The History of Disney Songs.”
The bit, of course, opened with the classic “When You Wish Upon a Star” over maudlin strings before the bouncy strains of Mary Poppins‘ “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” came roaring in and they took turns bopping up and down.
They hit Snow White‘s “Heigh Ho,” which rolled right into The Jungle Book‘s “Bear Necessitites” before Jimmy shimmied into The Little Mermaid‘s “Under the Sea” and Bell took it down a notch for that movie’s “A Part of Your World.” The wind machines revved up and a magic carpet appeared as that ballad slid into Aladdin‘s “A Whole New World” and the duo got serious for a second during a bit of the theme song from Beauty and the Beast.
They, of course, visited the The Lion King with “Nants’ Ingonyama” and “Can You Feel the Love Tonight,” crooned “Colors of the Wind” and asked “Do You Want To Build a Snowman” before bringing it all back home with Toy Story‘s “You’ve Got a Friend in Me,” Coco‘s “Remember Me” Moana‘s “How Far I’ll Go,” a brief bit of Panic! at the Disco’s Frozen 2 song “Into the Unknown” and a big, big, big finish of “Let It Go” in the midst of a studio snowstorm. (Frozen 2 hits theaters Nov. 22.)
Bell later sat for a chat with Fallon about her new Disney+ series Encore! — which reunites high school musical performers with their old castmates across the generations — and coming back to Frozen as Anna. She lauded the original’s focus on sel love, familial love and a sisterly bond, but also highlighted the fact that her character’s boyfriend, Kristoff (Jonathan Goff) is a supportive, kind partner.
“Kristoff has a song called ‘Lost in the Woods’ and it’s about his big feelings for Anna,” she said, noting that it’s definitely, possibly she appears in the video for the cover of the song recorded by Weezer. “Little boys don’t often see representation of other boys having really big loving feelings. There’s a line in the song that says, ‘You feel your feelings and your feelings are real.’”
She also talked about how the Disney animators are amazing, but that they also sometimes mess with her by having her character fart during key scenes or clumsily fall off a cliff.
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