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Like many Disney movies before it, Moana will feature Easter eggs that reference past and future movies. Moana directors Ron Clements and John Musker, who have also directed The Little Mermaid, Aladdin and Hercules, told Buzzfeed that their new South Pacific feature will include The Little Mermaid and Frozen Easter eggs.

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Clements and Musker revealed that Flounder will make an appearance, which definitely makes sense as the ocean plays a major role in Moana. As for Frozen, apparently everyone's favorite snowman Olaf will also appear in the forthcoming movie. How can a snowman survive in the South Pacific?!

"Olaf is in the movie very briefly," Clements told Buzzfeed.

Frozen Fever


"Once you realize where he is, you'll get it," Musker added. "But we don't want to say too much."

They also dished that there will be "other Easter eggs as well," so you'll just have to keep your eyes peeled throughout the movie.

Clements and Musker have been very open about Easter eggs and longstanding rumors about their movies, answering questions about whether the peddler at the beginning of Aladdin is really Genie or if it's Aladdin and Jasmine flying over Hercules during his song, "Go the Distance."

"I saw something that speculates that the peddler at the beginning of Aladdin is the Genie. That's true!" Clements told E! News. "That was the whole intention, originally. We even had that at the end of the movie, where he would reveal himself to be the Genie, and of course Robin [Williams] did the voice of the peddler. Just through story changes and some editing, we lost the reveal at the end. So, that's an urban legend that actually is true."

As for a Hercules-Aladdin crossover, Clements mused, "Pegasus is sort of watching over Hercules until he joins with him. The shooting star, we were thinking, is Pegasus. Though no one, I guess, can ever know for sure..."

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