Are you excited for the upcoming movie adaptation of The Little Mermaid from Disney? The movie, directed by the acclaimed Rob Marshall, has been anticipated for some time, and now the release date for the movie’s debut is finally here! It’s been announced that The Little Mermaid will be released to theaters in 2023! Read on to find out more about the film’s casting and production.
It’s been a long time coming, but Disney fans can finally rest easy knowing that a Little Mermaid remake is officially on the way! The live-action remake of the 1989 classic will premier in theaters on December 16th 2023.
The film adaptation, directed by Rob Marshall, will feature incredible talent such as Halle Bailey (Ariel), Jonah Hauer-King (Prince Eric), Melissa McCarthy (Ursula), Awkwafina (Scuttle), Javier Bardem (King Triton) and Daveed Diggs (Sebastian).
- Halle Bailey plays a folktalee-rooted version of Ariel, complete with red hair, singing ability and an adventurous spirit
- Jonah Hauer-King plays the love-stricken Prince Eric
- Melissa McCarthy brings Ursula to life with her signature brand of comedic evil
- Awkwafina plays a modernized, side-splittingly comical seagull
- Javier Bardem will portray King Triton with his usual heart-tingling charm
- Daveed Diggs provides the soulful reggae rumba of Sebastian
Not to mention that the entire soundtrack is going to be done by singer and actress, Beyonce, making it an extra special treat that fans won’t want to miss. It’s official: the new Little Mermaid movie will be gracing our screens by the summer of 2023! Be sure to spread the news to everyone you know and start counting down the days until the movie’s release!
The much-anticipated remake of The Little Mermaid is close to being released as Disney recently confirmed that the live-action version of the classic fairy tale will be in theaters by 2023.
The original story by Hans Christian Andersen tells the story of a mermaid named Ariel, who makes a deal with a sea witch in order to become a human and win the heart of her love, a human prince. The 1989 Disney animated movie adaptation is known for its catchy songs and colorful characters.
The remake will be directed by Rob Marshall, who is best known for directing the award-winning film Chicago. Halle Bailey, known for her roles in the television series Grown-ish and the Lifetime movie Now Can You See Me 2, has been cast in the title role.
The 2023 release date for The Little Mermaid will mark the film’s 34th anniversary since the original’s premiere. It is titled The Little Mermaid and will be released in theaters on December 16, 2023.
Composer & lyricist Alan Menken, who wrote the music for the original movie and other classic Disney films, will be writing the music for the remake. He will be joined by Hamilton playwright Lin-Manuel Miranda, who will be writing all-new songs to accompany Menken’s classics.
The updated adaptation of the much-loved tale is one of several live-action remakes of Disney’s classic animated movies that are currently in production. Since the release of the live-action Cinderella in 2015, Disney has also remake, The Jungle Book, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, Dumbo, and Mulan, with more to come.
The Little Mermaid live-action remake is sure to be a hit, considering the original was beloved by millions of people around the world. From the star-studded cast to the incredible music, Disney’s The Little Mermaid, is set to make a big splash when it arrives in theaters next year.