This initial look of Halle Bailey as the online activity variation of precious mermaid Ariel premiered at D23 today. The quick trailer flaunts a few of the undersea world Ariel comes from– however even more notably, flaunts Bailey’s vocal singing chops as she lulls the ever-iconic “Part of Your World.”
In enhancement to Bailey as Ariel, the online activity Little Mermaid celebrities Melissa McCarthy as conniving sea witch Ursula, Javier Bardem as overprotective King Triton, and also Jonah Hauer-King as the dashing Prince Eric, with Daveed Diggs articulating music crab Sebastian, Awkwafina articulating wacky seagull Scuttle, and also Jacob Tremblay articulating Flounder, Ariel’s worrywart finest (fish) close friend.
The brand-new flick is guided by Rob Marshall, that formerly guided Into the Woods and also Mary Poppins Returns forDisney Moana and also Encanto‘s Lin-Manuel Miranda and also Alan Menken, the author behind the cartoon animation, will certainly compose 4 brand-new tunes.
The initial Little Mermaid appeared in 1989 and also was greatly in charge of starting the Disney Renaissance and also bringing the Broadway musical formula to the workshop’s cartoon animations. Menken collaborated with well-known lyricist Howard Ashman to toenail the songs, et cetera is background.
The Little Mermaid will certainly strike movie theaters on May 26, 2023..