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Live-action of The little mermaid: Disney Finally announced the release date!

After four years of the confirmation of the live-action movie of ’The little mermaid’; the Walt Disney pictures made up its mind and fixed the release date. Actually, the production on the movie was originally scheduled for release on March 12, 2021, but later suspended and postponed to 9th July 2021.


What is The little mermaid movie about?

The little mermaid is a forthcoming American fantasy musical movie which is based on the remake of ’the little mermaid’ in the year 1989 and directed by Rob Marshall. The plot revolves around a mermaid, Ariel, who resides under the sea with her fish friends and her father King Triton, where she wants to visit the surface world and is also excited with life on land. On one of her visits to the surface, which are prohibited by her owning father, king triton, she falls for a mortal prince. Inferred to be with her new love, Ariel gives rise to a risky deal with the sea with Ursula to become human for three days. But when plans go twisted for the star-crossed devotees, the king must make the final surrender for his daughter.

When will we see Live-action The little mermaid movie?

On 25 May 2016; Disney openly declared the production for a live-action adaptation of the little mermaid. On 6 December 2017; the Disney production revealed about the in charge of the movie where Rob Marshall is going to direct the movie and scriptwriter is Jane Goldman.

In 2018, the marshal said that “I and john have begun our work trying to explore it and figure it out and also to be noted that its a very complicated movie to take from animation to live-action”

On 21st December 2019; Rob Marshall partially and ahead improvement of the live-action ’the little mermaid’ movie and on 10th February 2020 the producer Lin-Manuel Miranda expressed that ’the rehearsals for the film had already begun’ but as the coronavirus ruled out the plan and held to pause where the entertainment industry was on standstill.

While in a virtual interview happened during this crisis where Menken revealed about his upcoming project “the little mermaid’ “this has been a great time for writing. Production stopped on the little mermaid movie. We recorded all the songs and I wrote four new songs with Miranda, the lyricist. And I’m working on the sequel and will be coming soon”

When it comes to the cast of the movie; the film received a lot of negative opinions when the fans came to know that  Bailey is taking off the role of Ariel but Disney defended her and finally, in an interview Bailey commented that she is ignoring all the comments and focusing on ’the little mermaid’ work.

Actors who are gonna voice in this live-action movie:

Halle bailey as princess Ariel

Jonah Hauer king as Eric

Melissa McCarthy as Ursula

Javier Bardem as King Triton

Jacob Tremblay as Flounder

Daveed Diggs as Sebastian


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