This colorful adventure tells the story of an impetuous mermaid princess named Ariel who falls in love with the very human Prince Eric and puts everything on the line for the chance to be with him. Memorable songs and characters -- including the villainous sea witch Ursula.
Harry Styles passes on 'THE LITTLE MERMAID'
The search for Prince Eric continues…. — Harry Styles has passed on playing the role of Disney’s handsome prince. According to The Wrap, the 25-year-old singer-turned-actor “respectfully declined” Disney’s offer despite multiple outlets assuring the entire world that Styles had landed the role opposite Halle Bailey in early July. Since then, 'no news' led many to presume a deal was done and Styles was locked in to star alongside Melissa McCarthy, Jacob Tremblay, Awkwafina, and Javier Bardem.
Disney's live-action 'The Little Mermaid' casts Halle Bailey to play Ariel
Relax, Disney purists. Halle Berry is not playing Ariel. — Halle Bailey is about to become a household name. The R&B singer, and one half of the musical group Chloe x Halle, has been cast to play Disney’s underwater princess in Rob Marshall’s live-action adaptation of The Little Mermaid.
Disney's Live Action Reimagining 'The Little Mermaid' Casts Halle Bailey as Ariel
Halle Bailey of the R&B duo Chloe x Halle will be in the starring role for Disney's latest live-action reimagining. — Bailey will play the role of Ariel, the daughter of King Triton who wants to live on the land where the people are. The decision for Halle Bailey to play the role was made today.
Chloe Grace Moretz Drops Out of All Her Future Films Including 'Little Mermaid' Adaption
19 year old actress Chloe Grace Moretz isn't leaving acting but she is taking a step back to evaluate all her possible options. Moretz recently starred in Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising. As a result of her recent choice she has left Universal without a Little Mermaid.
Disney's Live Action 'The Little Mermaid' Will Have Music From Lin-Manuel Miranda and Alan Menken
The Walt Disney Company is known for many things; theme parks, animation, and fairy tales to name a few. Disney also has been known for creating stellar music since its very beginning. It looks like that will be continuing with the recent news.
'The Little Mermaid' Live-Action Film being Considered at Disney
Disney can do no wrong at the moment. It has two of the biggest properties in the entire entertainment industry in Marvel and Star Wars, and its line of animated films have rarely put a foot wrong. Now, it's taking new steps, adapting its classic animated films into live-action re-enactments.
Rebecca Thomas in Talks to Direct The Little Mermaid
Universal is in early talks with director Rebecca Thomas in the search for a director to helm the upcoming live-action Little Mermaid film. — Written by Richard Curtis, the adaptation of Hans Christian Anderson's fairy tale will star Chloe Grace Moretz as the titular mermaid.