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Here’s who will play Frosty in the new ‘Frosty the Snowman’ remake

‘Aquaman’ makes his way to snow

Jason Momoa as Aquaman in “Justice League.”
Jason Momoa as Aquaman in “Justice League.”
Warner Bros. Pictures

“Aquaman” star Jason Momoa is going to jump from the seas to the frosted snow by becoming the iconic Frosty the Snowman in a new live-action “Frosty the Snowman” film, Deadline reports.

  • Warner Bros. and Stampede Ventures announced the new film Wednesday. Momoa is now attached to the role as the snowman.
  • David Berenbaum and Jon Berg — who worked together on “Elf” — will write and produce the project, respectively. Greg Silverman will also produce.
  • Berg said: “From his role as a fearsome count in a land of ice and fire to the oceanic success we all had with Aquaman, it felt only right to realize Jason this time out of snow.”
  • Silverman said: “We know Jason’s as a true human being filled with love, compassion and a deep connection to ohana — all of which is the living spirit of Xmas and Frosty.”

Wait, so is it really live action?

  • The film will reportedly feature Momoa voicing a CGI version of Frosty, according to SlashFilm. However, the actor will likely be doing motion capture work for the character.

History of ‘Frosty’

  • The character came from the 1950 song from Walter Rollins and Steve Nelson. Gene Autry performed the song, which tells the story of a snowman who comes to life when children place a hat on his head, according to Collider.
  • A short film from Arthur Rankin Jr. and Jules Bass came out in 1969, popularizing the character even more, according to Collider.