BREAKING NEWS: Get ready to go UNDER THE SEA once again like you've never experienced it before as the full official Principal casting has been announced for Disney's highly anticipated live action remake of the Oscar winning Animated film The Little Mermaid. Under the direction of Emmy winner and Oscar and Tony nominee Rob Marshall, the cast will be led by…..
Grammy nominee Halle Bailey as "Ariel" (the title role herself),
Tony winner Daveed Diggs as "Sebastian The Crab",
Oscar winner Javier Bardem as "King Triton",
Emmy winner and Oscar nominee Melissa McCarthy as the evil sea witch "Ursula",
Jonah Hauer-King as "Prince Eric",
Jacob Tremblay as "Flounder",
Awkwafina as "Scuttle".
This new film will include all the beloved songs Alan Menken and Howard Ashman songs from the 1989 film including PART OF YOUR WORLD, KISS THE GIRL, and the Oscar winning UNDER THE SEA. In addition, it will also feature new songs by Menken and Lin-Manuel Miranda. No word has also been said if the new film will also include the Menken and Glenn Slater songs that were written for the stage version of THE LITTLE MERMAID.
A release date will be announced soon.
Who is excited?!!!