Mark those calendars because the live-action remake of ‘The Little Mermaid’ officially has a release date.
Head below for details, including news on its star-studded cast below…
As reported, the hotly anticipated production features Halle Bailey in the lead role of Ariel.
Now, Disney has announced who’ll be joining on the big screen when ‘The Little Mermaid swims into cinemas on May 26, 2023 (Memorial Day Weekend):
Melissa McCarthy takes on the iconic role of the sea witch Ursula.
Jonah Hauer-King will play Prince Eric.
Javier Bardem stars as King Triton.
Jacob Tremblay appears as Flounder.
Awkwafina takes on the role of Scuttle.
Daveed Diggs stars as Sebastian.
Interestingly, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Alan Menken have been enlisted to craft a fusion of new and known songs to feature in the flick.
Expectations are tall for the movie, given the gargantuan success of the 1989 original film – which has racked up over $211 million at the global box office.