Disney has published The little Mermaid teaser trailer, which is slated to hit theaters on Memorial Day weekend 2023.
Check out The little Mermaid teaser trailer below:
Out of the sea, wish I could be… a part of that world.
— Disney (@Disney) 9 September 2022
Halle Bailey will portray Ariel in the film with Javier Bardem as King Triton, Jonah Hauer-King as Prince Eric, Jacob Tremblay as Flounder, Awkwafina as Scuttle, Daveed Diggs as Sebastian and Melissa McCarthy as the sea witch Ursula.
For their new version of The little MermaidDisney pairs Lin-Manuel Miranda and Alan Menken to create a mix of old and new songs that will be featured in the upcoming big screen version. Miranda and Marshall also worked together on Mary Poppins returns.
Disney’s animated The little Mermaid grossed over $211 million at the box office and became a bestseller on home video, popularizing songs like “Under The Sea” and “Part of Your World.” Based on HC Andersen’s Danish fairy tale, it tells the story of a 16-year-old mermaid princess named Ariel who longs to be human.