The Little Mermaid is the latest live-action adaptation from Disney.
The Little Mermaid is by director Rob Marshall. The live-action reimagining of the studio’s Oscar-winning animated musical opens exclusively in theaters nationwide in 2023. The film stars singer and actress Halle Bailey as Ariel, Daveed Diggs as the voice of Sebastian, Jacob Tremblay as the voice of Flounder, and Awkwafina as the voice of Scuttle. The additional cast features Jonah Hauer-King as Prince Eric, Art Malik as Sir Grimsby, and Noma Dumezweni as Queen Selina. Finally, the biggest names attached are winners Javier Bardem as King Triton; and Melissa McCarthy as Ursula. The Little Mermaid will be in theaters on May 26th, 2023. Watch the trailer below!
The Little Mermaid” is the beloved story of Ariel, a beautiful and spirited young mermaid with a thirst for adventure. The youngest of King Triton’s daughters and the most defiant, Ariel longs to learn more about the world beyond the sea. While visiting the surface, she falls for the dashing Prince Eric. While mermaids are forbidden to interact with humans, Ariel must follow her heart. She deals with the evil sea witch, Ursula, which gives her a chance to experience life on land, but ultimately places her life – and her father’s crown – in jeopardy.