The little Mermaid will have its own live action movie and it could arrive sooner than expected. yesterday, during Disney’s D23 Exhibitthe production company released the first trailer for the upcoming film. halle bailey will star alongside Jonah Hauer-King and as we saw in the teaser, we already heard her sing some verses from part of your world.
The production will be directed by Rob Marshall (responsible for chicago Y Mary Poppins Returns) and is billed as a reinvention of the animated musical classic, which won the 1989 Academy Award for Best Original Score. It also won a Golden Globe Award for Best Original Score and a Satellite Award for Outstanding Youth DVD.
The story of Ariel and Eric will be produced by Marc Platt and original film fan Lin-Manuel Miranda. Deadline Hollywood reported on May 25, 2016 that Disney planned to make a Redo and shortly after the development of the remake began. The news generated quite a stir as fans did not see the need for a new adaptation.
Cast of ‘The Little Mermaid’
halle bailey will play the main character, the little mermaid Ariel. Jonah HauerKing will play the male lead, Prince Eric. melissa maccarthy will play the villain, Ursula. On the other hand, Javier Bardem Y Noma Dumezweni They will be the parents of Ariel, King Triton and Queen Selina.
Malik art It will be Grimsby, Prince Eric’s loyal confidant, who will make sure he finds the right girl to marry. lorraine andrea Y kajsa mohammar will play Perla and Karina, two new characters that will be introduced throughout the story.
Then there are the voice actors, who will bring the iconic characters from the original film to life. Daveed Diggs It will be Sebastian Jacob Tremblay will be Flounder and awkwafina It will be Scuttle. Although their respective roles are not yet known, Jessica Alexander, Russell Balogh, Adrian Christopher, Emily Coates and Simone Ashley are also part of the cast.
“After an extensive search, it became abundantly clear that Halle possesses that rare combination of spirit, heart, youth, innocence and substance, as well as a glorious singing voice, all the intrinsic qualities necessary to play this iconic role.” Rob Marshall announced.
Plot of ‘The Little Mermaid’
“In Disney’s seductive animated game, rebellious 16-year-old mermaid Ariel is fascinated with life on earth. On one of her visits to the surface, which are forbidden by her controlling father, King Triton, she falls in love with a human prince. Determined to be with her new love, Ariel makes a dangerous deal with the sea witch Ursula to become human for three days. But when plans go awry for the star-crossed lovers, the king must make the ultimate sacrifice for her. daughter.“, Says the official synopsis of the classic. Being a remake of the original film, the plot is expected to respect the 1989 story.
Release date for ‘The Little Mermaid’
The premiere of the film is scheduled for May 26, 2023.. It has already been announced that more material related to the new adaptation will be released, such as a series of novels that are based on the live-action film. Of course, it will be released by Walt Disney Studios Movies.
“It was really surreal to film. It was very emotional for me. It was an intense three days of being everywhere. I was crying the whole time because I was like, ‘What the hell?’ We are all connected to that song and it means a lot to each of us.”star Halle Bailey said of the production and her time on set.