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Live-Action Little Mermaid Cast FINALLY REVEALED!

Abbie Campbell

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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.

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