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Live-Action Little Mermaid Cast FINALLY REVEALED!

Abbie Campbell



It’s time to return under the sea!

One of the MANY announcements to come out of Disney Investor Day 2020 was the official cast of the highly anticipated live-action adaptation of The Little Mermaid. It was already known that Halle Bailey, Melissa McCarthy, and Jacob Tremblay would be cast members, but today a full cast was revealed.

Disney confirmed the casting in a tweet.

Credit: Disney on Twitter

Ariel- Halle Bailey

Sebastian- Daveed Diggs

King Triton- Javier Bardem

Flounder- Jacob Tremblay

Ursula- Melissa McCarthy

Prince Eric- Jonah Hauer-King

Scuttle- Awkwafina

Composer and music aficionado Allen Menken will work with Hamilton creator Lin Manuel-Miranda on new songs for the film. Don’t worry, the classics such as “Under the Sea”, “Kiss the Girl” and others will make a return!

No official release date for the film has been announced, but if all goes according to plan the team hopes to begin filming in London come January 2021.

Abbie is a college student studying media communications . She wishes to spread the magic of Disney by writing with JustDisney. When shes's not writing, she likes to paint, stay active, and spend time with her family and friends.