Mandy Moore rejects 'morbid' Tangled-Frozen fan theory
The rather macabre theory, which gained traction on Tumblr, hypothesizes that the King and Queen of Arendelle (from Frozen) were headed to the wedding of Rapunzel and Eugene (in Tangled) when their ship sank, thus obligating the newlyweds to attend Elsa’s coronation ceremony.
In a recent interview with TVLine, Moore — who voices Rapunzel in the Disney Channel’s new Tangled TV series — was not very receptive to the theory.
“That’s a pretty morbid fan theory,” Moore said. “It feels like someone is really reaching, like into Lost territory or something.”
Or This Is Us territory, she granted.
Moments before, Moore had suggested that Tangled: The Series already has plenty of material to draw on without bringing in other properties. “I know that Disney Channel is very big on crossovers, but I feel like the world and kingdom of Corona is so rich,” she said. “I don’t know if we need any crossovers at this point.”
In any case, the Tangled–Frozen theory isn’t the only game in town: Frozen co-director Chris Buck likes to think Anna and Elsa’s parents got shipwrecked on an island and gave birth to Tarzan.
Watch Moore in the video above.