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Everything to Know About Disney’s Live-Action The Little Mermaid

Halle Bailey as Ariel in Disney's live-action film THE LITTLE MERMAID.  Photo courtesy of Disney.  © 2022 Disney Enterprises, Inc. All rights reserved.

Halle Bailey as Ariel in Disney’s live-action film THE LITTLE MERMAID. Photo courtesy of Disney. © 2022 Disney Enterprises, Inc. All rights reserved.

Disney Halle Bailey as Ariel in The little Mermaid (2023)

Get ready to dive under the sea with the live-action adaptation of The little Mermaid.

Based on the 1989 animated film of the same name, Disney is remaking the beloved tale with an all-star cast and crew.

The film was first announced in 2016 with Alan Menken and Lin-Manuel Miranda. attachment for writing additional music.

In 2019, Disney found his Ariel in halle baileywho is best known as part of the R&B duo chloe x halleand also starred in Freeform Grown up.

Since then, the studio has released some sneak peeks from the set, as well as the first teaser trailershows Bailey’s impressive performance of “part of your world.”

From the cast to the release date, here’s everything you need to know about Disney’s live-action adaptation of The little Mermaid.

Who’s in the live action? The little Mermaid to emit?

Melissa McCarthy is seen walking in SoHo on June 7, 2022 in New York City.  (Photo by Raymond Hall/GC Images) Halle Bailey poses in the official IMDb portrait studio during D23 2022 at the Anaheim Convention Center on September 9, 2022 in Anaheim, California.  (Photo by Corey Nickols/Getty Images for IMDb) Jonah-Hauer King attends the closing ceremony of the 59th Monte-Carlo Television Festival on June 18, 2019 in Monte-Carlo, Monaco.  (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)Melissa McCarthy is seen walking in SoHo on June 7, 2022 in New York City.  (Photo by Raymond Hall/GC Images) Halle Bailey poses in the official IMDb portrait studio during D23 2022 at the Anaheim Convention Center on September 9, 2022 in Anaheim, California.  (Photo by Corey Nickols/Getty Images for IMDb) Jonah-Hauer King attends the closing ceremony of the 59th Monte-Carlo Television Festival on June 18, 2019 in Monte-Carlo, Monaco.  (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

Melissa McCarthy is seen walking in SoHo on June 7, 2022 in New York City. (Photo by Raymond Hall/GC Images) Halle Bailey poses in the official IMDb portrait studio during D23 2022 at the Anaheim Convention Center on September 9, 2022 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Corey Nickols/Getty Images for IMDb) Jonah-Hauer King attends the closing ceremony of the 59th Monte-Carlo Television Festival on June 18, 2019 in Monte-Carlo, Monaco. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

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Alongside Bailey as Ariel, a British actor Jonah Hauer-King will play Prince Eric. The cast also includes Melissa McCarthy as UrsulaAwkwafina as Scuttle, Jacob Tremblay as Flounder, Javier Bardem as King Triton, Daveed Diggs as SebastianY Noma Dumezweni in a new role.

RELATED: Jodi Benson, Voice of Ariel in The little Mermaidpraises Halle Bailey’s ‘incredible’ performance

What is live action? The little Mermaid on?

The upcoming film is a live-action retelling of the 1989 Disney animated film of the same name, which is loosely based on the 1837 Danish fairy tale of the same name by Hans Christian Andersen.

In the original film, the story centers on a young mermaid named Ariel, who makes a deal with a sea witch named Ursula in which she trades her voice for a pair of legs so she can be on land with Prince Eric, a man who have. loved from afar

Who is directing the live action? The little Mermaid?

Rob Marshall attends the screening of 'The Sound of Music' at the 2019 TCM 10th Annual Classic Film Festival on April 12, 2019 in Hollywood, California.  (Photo by Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for TCM)Rob Marshall attends the screening of 'The Sound of Music' at the 2019 TCM 10th Annual Classic Film Festival on April 12, 2019 in Hollywood, California.  (Photo by Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for TCM)

Rob Marshall attends the screening of ‘The Sound of Music’ at the 2019 TCM 10th Annual Classic Film Festival on April 12, 2019 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for TCM)

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The film will be directed by Rob Marshall, who previously worked with Disney on Stephen Sondheim’s film adaptation. In the woods as well as the sequel to the 1964 film Mary Poppinstitled Mary Poppins Returns.

Who else is part of the live-action production team? The little Mermaid?

The screenplay will be written by David Magee and Jane Goldman, from a story written by Magee, Marshall and John DeLuca.

Additionally, the film will be produced by Marshall, DeLuca, Marc Platt and Lin-Manuel Miranda.

Who is writing music for live action? The little Mermaid?

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 10: (EXCLUSIVE ACCESS) Composer Lin-Manuel Miranda and composer Alan Menken pose backstage at the hit musical "hamilton"  on Broadway at The Richard Rogers Theater on October 10, 2015 in New York City.  (Photo by Bruce Glikas/FilmMagic)NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 10: (EXCLUSIVE ACCESS) Composer Lin-Manuel Miranda and composer Alan Menken pose backstage at the hit musical "hamilton"  on Broadway at The Richard Rogers Theater on October 10, 2015 in New York City.  (Photo by Bruce Glikas/FilmMagic)

NEW YORK, NY – OCTOBER 10: (EXCLUSIVE ACCESS) Composer Lin-Manuel Miranda and composer Alan Menken pose backstage at the hit Broadway musical “Hamilton” at The Richard Rogers Theater on October 10, 2015 in New York from New York. (Photo by Bruce Glikas/FilmMagic)

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Miranda is teaming up with renowned composer Alan Menken, who wrote music for the original Little Mermaid film alongside the late Howard Ashman.

Menken and Ashman’s work on the 1989 animated film marked a new era for Disney called the Disney Renaissance as they continued to work on other Disney classics such as Beauty and the Beast Y Aladdin.

Will there be new songs in the live-action? The little Mermaid?

In addition to reinventing the original songs from the film, Menken and Miranda are writing a bunch of new songs for the movie.

“We wrote three or four original tunes, replacing any of the ones you like. All of those are in,” Miranda said. Variety of the classic songs, including “Under the Sea” and “Part of Your World”.

“There are not bigger Little Mermaid fanatic than me“, he added. “… But we found a couple of opportunities for other music that I can’t wait to see.”

RELATED: Lin-Manuel Miranda says The little Mermaid It was the movie that made him ‘fall in love with musicals’

when did the live-action The little Mermaid start filming?

Filming was originally scheduled to begin in London around April 2020, however, following production delays due to the COVID-19 pandemic, filming started in early 2021 and it finally ended that July.

Bailey celebrated the end of filming with a photo of her dressed as Ariel. “And so… that’s an end ❤️ after auditioning for this movie when I was 18 and about to turn 19, now I’m done filming during a pandemic when I turned 21… we finally made it… 💖” , she wrote in the title.

“I feel so grateful to have experienced this film in all its glory…it has been the most difficult experience being away from everything and everyone I have ever met, feeling self-doubt/loneliness, but also feeling as much freedom and perseverance as I have come.” in the end,” Bailey wrote. “This experience has made me so much stronger than I ever thought I could be.”

Is there a trailer for the live action? The little Mermaid?

In September 2022, Disney shared the first trailer for the film on Disney D23. Fans at the expo also got their first look at Bailey’s full performance of “Part of Your World,” which is featured in the sneak peek.

Is there a poster for the live-action? The little Mermaid?

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Halle Bailey shares the first photo of ‘The Little Mermaid’

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On October 13, Bailey unveiled the first official poster for his next live-action Disney movie.

when is the live action The little Mermaid release date?

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The film is scheduled to hit theaters on May 26, 2023.

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