The latest live-action remakes from Disney films is “The Little Mermaid” after Aladdin, Dumbo and The Lion King. The comedian and Oscar winner Melissa McCarthy is nowadays on early talks to play Ursula- The Sea Witch. It is quite noticeable that the audience is still under the spell of the live action fantasy film Aladdin starring Will Smith? This article is all about to let you know that there is a lot more to look forward.
Disney has decided to release back to back live-action film adaptations which include Jumbo and also the upcoming Lion King remake. It features Beyonce, Donald Glover, and James Earl, Jones. The Little Mermaid has also been added to the list. Director Rob Marshall is superbly ready to give an all-new live action film take on the classically animated film. Many details were revealed by Variety.
The production house is gearing up to make casting choices in the movie with all buzz surrounding it. The lead character will be played by an American singer Hally Bailey. She has a glorifying singing voice who have all the intrinsic qualities with necessary to play the iconic role.
Disney has not revealed the official date of release of the movie “The Little Mermaid”. Though it is an update it will keep refreshing the space within the latest updates. The movie possesses a rare combination of heart, youth, innocence, and substance.
The Plot of the Story
The story of the movie is based on the fairy tale of Hans Christian Andersen. The whole story is centered around Ariel who is a young mermaid princess who wishes to be a human after falling head over heels for Prince Eric. She wants to live with her on land who trades her voice for a pair of legs with a witch Ursula. However, that ends up being too much to ask for.
Cast Of The Movie
Melissa McCarthy is in early talks these days to play the sea witch Ursula in the live adaptation of the movie The Little Mermaid. She is a well-known actor and comedy, queen. Nora Lum, popularly known as Awkwafinais recently in talks to play Ariel’s close friend in the movie. She is an American rapper who is an actress made her break. Jacob Tremblay is in discussion for the role of tropical Fish Flounder who is a best friend to princess Ariel. Halle Bailey is been cast as the little mermaid princess in the film.
Director or Writer of the Movie
Rob Marshall is all set to present the live-action film adaptation of the animated original. With all films like Chicago and Mary Poppins Returns seems like the right choice in his kitty. The co-producer of the movie is Lin Manuel Miranda who is along with Marc Platt and Joh DeLuca. Alan Menken is the one who is the composer for the original film. He is reportedly back to write new music and the one who thinks again of crafting the lyrics with Miranda.