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Live-Action Disney Movies Updates from Investor Day

Today at The Walt Disney Company’s Investor Day event, Sean Bailey, President, Walt Disney Studios Motion Picture Production, unveiled live-action Disney movies in development. In his opening remarks, Bailey said: “There are so many incredible dimensions to this company, and my team and I have the honor of getting to focus on a treasure trove …

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Jonah Hauer-King to Play Prince Eric in The Little Mermaid

Jonah Hauer-King will play Prince Eric in The Walt Disney Studios’ live-action The Little Mermaid movie, according to Variety. Harry Styles was previously in talks for the role, but he passed on the role. Hauer-King’s credits include the TV miniseries Little Women and Howard’s End, as well as Sony Pictures’ A Dog’s Way Home. Jonah Hauer-King will be joining a cast …

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The Little Mermaid Live Poster and Behind-the-Scenes Look

ABC has released both The Little Mermaid Live poster and a behind-the-scenes look at the production, starring Auli’i Cravalho (Moana) as Ariel, Queen Latifah as Ursula, Shaggy as Sebastian, John Stamos as Chef Louis, and Graham Phillips as Prince Eric. The Wonderful World of Disney presents The Little Mermaid Live! will air Tuesday, November 5 at 8/7c. John …

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Daveed Diggs in Talks to Play Sebastian in Disney’s Little Mermaid

Daveed Diggs (upcoming Snowpiercer, Blindspotting, Hamilton) is in talks to play Sebastian in Walt Disney Studios’ live-action reimagining of The Little Mermaid, according to Variety. Diggs will be joining a cast that includes Halle Bailey as Princess Ariel, Melissa McCarthy as Ursula the Sea Witch, Javier Bardem as King Triton, Jacob Tremblay as Flounder, and Awkwafina as Scuttle. …

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Meet The Little Mermaid Live Cast in a New Video

ABC has brought online a first look at The Little Mermaid Live cast, which includes Auli’i Cravalho (Moana) as Ariel, Queen Latifah as Ursula, Shaggy as Sebastian, John Stamos as Chef Louis, and Graham Phillips as Prince Eric. The Wonderful World of Disney presents The Little Mermaid Live! will air Tuesday, November 5 at 8/7c. John Stamos previously …

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John Stamos and Graham Phillips Join The Little Mermaid Live!

Following his performance as Chef Louis in the Hollywood Bowl production of The Little Mermaid, two-time Emmy Award-nominated actor and producer John Stamos will reprise his role as the eccentric French cook in The Wonderful World of Disney presents The Little Mermaid Live!, airing Tuesday, November 5 (8:00–10:00 p.m. EST), live on ABC. Joining Stamos …

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Harry Styles Passes on the Role of Prince Eric in The Little Mermaid

Back in July, it was reported that Harry Styles (Dunkirk) was in talks to play Prince Eric in The Walt Disney Studios‘ upcoming live-action reimagining of The Little Mermaid. Variety says that the actor and singer has now passed on the role. They add that the initial casting reports were premature and that Harry Styles made the …

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Cravalho, Latifah and Shaggy to Star in ABC’s The Little Mermaid Live

To honor the 30th anniversary of one of the most beloved Disney films of all time, The Wonderful World of Disney and ABC will present The Little Mermaid Live, a spectacular, live musical event. The announcement was made today by Karey Burke, president, ABC Entertainment. This special tribute to the original animated classic and its timeless …

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Javier Bardem in Talks to Play King Triton in The Little Mermaid

Oscar winner Javier Bardem is in talks to play King Triton in The Walt Disney Studios‘ upcoming live-action reimagining of The Little Mermaid, according to The Disinsider. King Triton is the father of Princess Ariel, who will be played by Halle Bailey. Bardem would join a cast that also includes Melissa McCarthy as Ursula the Sea Witch, …

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Harry Styles in Talks to Play Prince Eric in The Little Mermaid

Harry Styles (Dunkirk) is in talks to play Prince Eric in The Walt Disney Studios‘ upcoming live-action reimagining of The Little Mermaid. The singer and actor would be joining Halle Bailey, who is playing Princess Ariel. The cast also includes Melissa McCarthy as Ursula the Sea Witch, Jacob Tremblay as Flounder, and Awkwafina as Scuttle. …

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Halle Bailey to Play Princess Ariel in The Little Mermaid

The Walt Disney Studios has found its new Princess Ariel! Halle Bailey has been cast as Ariel in Disney’s upcoming live-action reimagining of The Little Mermaid. Halle and her sister, Chloe, make up the R&B duo CHLOE X HALLE. Chloe and Halle also star in the Freeform series grown-ish. “After an extensive search, it was abundantly …

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Flounder and Scuttle Cast for Disney’s The Little Mermaid

Variety is reporting that the roles of Flounder and Scuttle in Disney’s live-action adaptation of The Little Mermaid have gone to Jacob Tremblay (upcoming Doctor Sleep) and Awkwafina (upcoming Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance and Jumanji: The Next Level), respectively. Jason Marin voiced Ariel’s friend Flounder in the original animated film, while Buddy Hackett voiced the …

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Melissa McCarthy in Talks to Play Ursula in Disney’s The Little Mermaid

Melissa McCarthy is in early talks to play Ursula the sea witch in Disney’s live-action adaptation of The Little Mermaid, according to Variety. Mary Poppins Returns director Rob Marshall is helming the film, which will feature the original songs from the 1989 animated film as well as new tunes from Alan Menken and Lin-Manuel Miranda. Miranda is …

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Disney’s D23 Expo Announces Disney•Pixar Lineup and More

Disney‘s D23 Expo just announced their Disney•Pixar lineup, as well as some of the panels we’re going to see at the event. We’re getting info on everything from Frozen 2, to Onward and Soul to a look back at The Little Mermaid. You can check out the info below. Go Behind the Scenes with The Walt Disney Studios, on …

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The Little Mermaid Dives Into the Walt Disney Signature Collection

In honor of its 30th anniversary, two-time Academy Award winner (Best Original Score and Best Original Song, “Under the Sea,” 1989) The Little Mermaid dives into the highly-celebrated Walt Disney Signature Collection with all-new bonus features and a sing-along mode. The magical, musical tale of mermaid princess Ariel — along with loveable sidekicks Sebastian and Flounder, …

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