Let him go, let him go! Frozen star Josh Gad who plays Olaf the Snowman comes out of Sydney hotel quarantine ahead of filming for local series with Isla Fisher
Josh Gad is enjoying his first moments of freedom in Sydney after completing his two-week stay in hotel quarantine on Monday.
The 40-year-old American actor, who visited Australia this month ahead of the filming of the Stan Original series Wolf Like Me, cut a low-key figure as he walked out of his hotel wearing a hat, glasses sunglasses and a surgical mask.
Looking relaxed as he strolled down the trail, the Frozen star wearing a blue hoodie sporting a comedic graphic mocking 2020 and gray pants.
Let him go, let him go! Frozen star Josh Gad, 40, was spotted leaving quarantine at a Sydney hotel on Monday after traveling to Australia to film the Stan Original series Wolf Like Me starring Isla Fisher.
Josh, who voiced the character of Olaf the Snowman in the Disney’s Frozen franchise, completed his look with a sports watch, bracelet and gray backpack.
The star had her hands full, carrying a can of soda and a large orange folder – possibly containing the script for her next project.
The new TV show will be filmed in Australia and will star Josh and Isla Fisher, 45.
Iconic role: Josh voiced the character of Olaf the Snowman in Disney’s Frozen franchise
Juggling act: The star had her hands full, carrying a can of soft drink and a large orange folder – possibly containing the script for Wolf Like Me
The upcoming series is written by Australian filmmaker Abe Forsythe and is based on his own life experience.
It tells the story of a single parent in his 40s, with Josh and Isla leading the show’s cast.
The six-part series will also be directed by Abe, 39, and is produced in conjunction with NBCUniversal’s streaming service Peacock in the United States.
Coming soon: New TV show will be filming in Australia and featuring Josh and Isla Fisher, 45 (pictured)
Each episode of the drama series will run for 30 minutes and production will begin in Australia in the coming months.
Josh will play Gary, while Isla, 45, will play Mary, two strangers reunited in a twist of fate.
Gary is described as an “emotional wreck,” who “has struggled to provide for his daughter since his wife’s death.”
Lead role: Josh will play Gary, while Isla will play Mary, two strangers reunited in a twist of fate
Meanwhile, “Mary has a secret she can’t bring herself to share with anyone.”
In a statement to Stan, Abe said: ‘Wolf Like Me is a very meaningful project for me, the stakes are extremely high but based on things that we can all relate to.
“ I’m so excited to have Isla and Josh on board, and I know audiences will be surprised to see them in a different way than these characters. ”
In addition to Wolf Like Me, Abe’s previous projects include local productions Down Under and Little Monsters.
Praise: “ I’m so excited to have Isla and Josh on board, and I know audiences will be surprised to see them in a different way than these characters, ” said writer Abe Forsythe.