A new trailer for the live-action adaptation of Disney’s The Little Mermaid has finally been released. Fans have been talking quite a bit about the upcoming film. We now have our first real glimpse of Halle Bailey as Ariel in this full trailer, as well as looks at Eric, Flounder and Ursula. The trailer gives us an idea of what the new movie will be like.
The film’s synopsis reads:
“The Little Mermaid” is the beloved story of Ariel, a beautiful and spirited young mermaid with a thirst for adventure. The youngest of King Triton’s daughters, and the most defiant, Ariel longs to find out more about the world beyond the sea, and while visiting the surface, falls for the dashing Prince Eric. While mermaids are forbidden to interact with humans, Ariel must follow her heart. She makes a deal with the evil sea witch, Ursula, which gives her a chance to experience life on land, but ultimately places her life – and her father’s crown – in jeopardy.
Check out the new trailer for The Little Mermaid below:
The upcoming movie was directed by Rob Marshall with a screenplay written by David Magee with a story penned by Magee alongside Rob Marshall and John DeLuca.
The movie’s cast, in addition to Halle Bailey as Ariel, also includes Daveed Diggs as the voice of Sebastian, Jacob Tremblay as the voice of Flounder, Awkwafina as the voice of Scuttle, Jonah Hauer-King as Prince Eric, Art Malik as Sir Grimsby, Noma Dumezweni as Queen Selina, with Javier Bardem as King Triton, and Melissa McCarthy as Ursula.
Fans will be able to see Disney’s new live-action adaptation of the iconic story The Little Mermaid when it hits theaters on May 26, 2023. Fans can be sure to stay tuned to ScreenGeek for additional updates on the highly-anticipated film as we have them.