May 11, 2023 2 min read
The Little Mermaid has been a beloved classic for decades, capturing the hearts of generations with its enchanting story and unforgettable characters. Now, a new live-action adaptation of the film is in the works, and fans are eagerly anticipating its release. In this blog post, we'll take a closer look at the upcoming film, including its cast, characters, and the type of mermaid tail featured in the movie.
The upcoming live-action adaptation of The Little Mermaid will star Halle Bailey in the role of Ariel, the young mermaid who dreams of living on land and falling in love with a human prince. Bailey is a talented singer and actress who is best known for her work in the R&B duo Chloe x Halle. Her portrayal of Ariel is sure to capture the spirit of the beloved character and bring new life to the story.
Joining Bailey in the cast are several other talented actors, including Jacob Tremblay as Flounder, Ariel's loyal friend, and Awkwafina as Scuttle, the eccentric seagull who provides comic relief throughout the film.
Above: Jacob Tremblay as Flounder
Original Flounder from the Disney Movie 1989
Melissa McCarthy will play the villainous Ursula, the sea witch who makes a deal with Ariel that ultimately puts her in danger.
Melissa McCarthy as Ursula
Ursula from the original 1989 Little Mermaid movie by Disney
One of the most exciting elements of the upcoming film is the mermaid tail design, which promises to be unlike anything we've seen before. The production team has revealed that they've created a unique type of mermaid tail specifically for the film, which combines CGI animation with practical effects to create a stunning and realistic underwater world. The tail features intricate scales and patterns, and the filmmakers have gone to great lengths to ensure that it looks both beautiful and functional.
The Tail is very similar to Planet Mermaid Sea Star that has been popular for the last ten years and has sold world wide! Maybe Halle Bailey had a sneak peak at our magical little mermaid tail!
Of course, the heart of The Little Mermaid has always been its characters, and fans are eager to see how the new adaptation will bring them to life on the big screen. From Ariel's spunky spirit to Ursula's sinister charisma, each character has a unique personality that has made them beloved by fans around the world. With a talented cast and a new take on the classic story, the upcoming live-action adaptation promises to be a fresh and exciting new chapter in the beloved tale of The Little Mermaid.
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