One of the most successful animated films from Walt Disney Animation is “The Little Mermaid” and the classic story is set to go through not just one retelling, but a second. Disney is going to be releasing a live-action version of “The Little Mermaid” in cinemas on 26th May 2023, which will star Halle Bailey […]

It’s time, once again, for a Disney+ battle. This week, I will be comparing and contrasting two popular films from the Disney Renaissance. Let’s see which film is better between “The Little Mermaid” and “Pocahontas.” 1. PROTAGONIST The main character of “The Little Mermaid” is Ariel, a 16-year-old mermaid, who has fallen in love with […]

New casting details on the upcoming live-action version of the classic animated film “The Little Mermaid” have been revealed by Deadline. Jessica Alexander has joined the film, though its currently unknown what character she will be playing.  She has previously starred in the Disney Chanenl show “Penny On M.A.R.S” and the BBC’s “Get Here”. “The […]

Deadline has reported that Noma Dumezweni has joined the cast of the live-action remake of Disney’s “The Little Mermaid”. It’s currently unknown what role Noma Dumezweni will be playing, but its a brand new character that wasn’t in the animated movie. Noma Dumezweni has recently been seen in the HBO series, “The Undoing”, which starred […]

Actress Melissa McCarthy recently appeared on the Ellen Show and confirmed that she will be playing Ursula in the upcoming live action remake of the animated classic, “The Little Mermaid”. She said that she has recently spent a week in London for rehearsals and has been having an “absolute blast” being involved.  And went on […]

Disney has released a new teaser trailer for the upcoming special “The Wonderful World of Disney presents The Little Mermaid Live!”, which will honor the 30th anniversary of the beloved animated classic through a never-before-seen hybrid format that will take viewers on a magical adventure under the sea as live musical performances by a star-studded […]

ABC recently announced a new live event musical version of “Disney’s The Little Mermaid”, which is coming to ABC on November 5th at 8pm EST. ABC Network president Karey Burke confirmed to Variety that it will be available on Disney+ for launch on November 12th.  She said: “We wanted to launch it in November, in […]

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of “The Little Mermaid”, The Wonderful World of Disney and ABC has announced a special live musical event.   This special tribute to the original animated classic and its timeless music will take viewers on a magical adventure under the sea as live musical performances by a star-studded cast will be […]

Following on from reports of Halle Bailey and Melissa McCarthy starring in Disney’s new live action version of “The Little Mermaid”. It’s now being reported that “One Directions” Harry Styles is in talks to play Prince Eric. “The Little Mermaid” will be directed by Rob Marshall and has been written by David Magee. It will […]

Disney has officially announced that Halle Bailey has been cast as Ariel in Disney’s upcoming live-action reimagining of The Little Mermaid. The film is directed by Rob Marshall and produced by Marshall, John DeLuca, Marc Platt and Lin-Manuel Miranda. The film will feature beloved songs from the animated classic by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman, as well […]

Early details on the upcoming live action version of Disney’s animated classic, The Little Mermaid, has been revealed. According to Variety, Bridemaids star Melissa McCarthy is in talks to voice Ursula.  Though the deal hasn’t yet been finalised, so things might change. It’s also being reported by the Hollywood Reporter, that Jacob Tremblay is in […]