Ever since Idina Menzel let it slip that there is a Frozen 2 in the works the tabloids have been more than happy to speculate as to who will be joining the cast. According to the latest gossip news updates, Hunger Games hottie Jennifer Lawrence has been tapped to join the animated sequel, after her rendition of “The Hanging Tree” garnered so much positive attention in Mockingjay Part 1. John Krasinki’s super-famous wife, Emily Blunt, was rumored to be working with Idina Menzel, who just divorced longtime husband, Taye Diggs, on the new film, but the Edge of Tomorrowstar has since explained that she wouldn’t dare crowd in on Kristen Bell’s territory.
A source claiming to know what’s going on behind-the-scenes with production claimed in OK! Magazine’s January 25, issue that everyone was hoping Jennifer Lawrence would be stepping in to replace Kristen Bell in the new movie. “Jen’s husky rendition of ‘The Hanging Tree’ in Mockingjay Part 1 surprised everyone. “Now execs think she could be the new Kristen Bell! She’s such a relevant star…She’d bring tons of fans the next film.”