Disney is looking to give one final boost to the box office of its live-action adaption of “The Little Mermaid”, as Disney has announced a special sing-along version of the film is going to be released in select cinemas in the Phillippines from August 16th 2023. It’s not yet been announced if this sing-along version is going to be released in cinemas globally, but it’s likely, as it would give the film one last box office bump before the end of the
“The Little Mermaid” is visionary filmmaker Rob Marshall’s live-action reimagining of Disney’s beloved animated musical classic, the story of Ariel, a beautiful and spirited young mermaid with a thirst for adventure. The youngest of King Triton’s daughters and the most defiant, Ariel longs to find out more about the world beyond the sea and, while visiting the surface, falls for the dashing Prince Eric. While mermaids are forbidden to interact with humans, Ariel must follow her heart. She makes a deal with the evil sea witch, Ursula, which gives her a chance to experience life on land but ultimately places her life – and her father’s crown – in jeopardy.
The Sing-Along Version will let you sing along with your favourite songs while watching the movie with on-screen lyrics.
Recently Disney released the film to purchase on digital platforms, including Amazon, Vudu and Apple, which includes a Sing-Along version of the film. The upcoming DVD/Blu-Ray/4K physical discs will also include the sing-along version. Once the film has been released on digital and physical platforms, expect the film to be released on Disney+ very soon afterwards, and we know how Disney loves to release sing-along versions available for its musicals.
“The Little Mermaid” is directed by Rob Marshall with a screenplay by David Magee, and is produced by Marc Platt, Lin-Manuel Miranda, John DeLuca and Rob Marshall.
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Roger has been a Disney fan since he was a kid and this interest has grown over the years. He has visited Disney Parks around the globe and has a vast collection of Disney movies and collectibles. He is the owner of What's On Disney Plus & DisKingdom.