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‘The Little Mermaid’ A Disney Debuts Live-Action Teaser Featuring Halle Bailey

Briefing The Clip

On Friday, the first trailer aired for the upcoming . The clip begins with beautiful underwater wildlife before looking at as the mermaid princess Ariel. She gracefully flows through the water and swims up for a closer look. Bailey is then heard singing “Out of the sea” before viewers see her face.

She wishes that she could be part of the world, and she soulfully continues from the classic “Part of Your World” song featured in the 1989 original.

Says She exclaimed Herself with Her Singing Abilities as Ursula in Little Mermaid.

Out May 2023, the film is a reimagining of the 1989 animated classic. It tells the story of Ariel, who pines for life on land and falls in love with the human , played by Jonah Hauer-King. Melissa McCarthy plays villainous Ursula, is Ariel’s dad King Triton, voices Sebastian, voices Flounder, and Awkwafina voices Scuttle.

Director Rob Marshall, who previously made Mary Poppins Returns and Into the Woods for Disney, told Variety last month about Bailey’s impressive audition for the role, recalling that he was “in tears because she’s so soulful.”

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Director-Actress Gossip

“You could said straight that she was incur harness Ariel’s love, her fire, her soul, her joy and her heart,” said Marshall, 61 years old of the 22-year-old actress, who also stars in the upcoming The Color Purple movie musical. He added, “She looks stunning in red hair; not everybody does.”

Marshall teased that Bailey’s performance of the song “Part of Your World” is a particular standout in the movie.


“[Halle] sings that moment up a tone from the reality,” he said. “It’s the most amazing and the most thrilling film moment because it crystallizes not just her amazing vocal ability but the emotional passion she has in singing it.”

Bailey also told Variety about breaking new ground and not letting racist backlash to her casting bother her. Instead, she hopes she can inspire young audiences with the representation.

She also said that she wants the little girl in her and the little girls just like her who are watching to know that they are special and should be a princess in every single way. There’s no reason that they shouldn’t be. That reassurance was something that she needed.