Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?


“The Little Mermaid” Live-Action Adaptation: Cast and Crew Share Details in New Featurette

NOTE: This article is 2 months old and may not include the most recent information.

Get ready to dive into a whole new world with the highly-anticipated live-action adaptation of “The Little Mermaid”! In a new featurette released by Disney, the cast and crew share their passion and dedication for the beloved classic.

Halle Bailey, who plays the lead role of Ariel, shares how the original animated movie changed her life, saying, “When I first saw the original Little Mermaid, my whole world changed. Like so many of us little girls, we all just wanted to be mermaids.” She also describes the new adaptation as reflecting “what it means to want something greater for yourself.”

Director Rob Marshall promises a fuller experience for audiences, saying, “It was important to expand and make it a fuller experience.” He also praises Bailey’s performance, saying, “She set the bar and no one ever surpassed it.”

Composer Alan Menken, who worked on the original film and is also working on the new adaptation, promises new music that will expand what “The Little Mermaid” is. “Hamilton” creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, who co-wrote new songs for the film with Menken, shares his passion for the characters, saying, “I feel really proud to work on ‘The Little Mermaid’ because these characters live in my heart.”

The featurette also gives a glimpse of Melissa McCarthy’s portrayal of Ursula, the villainous sea witch. McCarthy describes Ursula as “dishy and conniving”, and her performance is sure to be a highlight of the movie. She also discusses her experience working on the film, saying, “He’s doing something special.”

With a talented cast and crew, celebrated composer, and accomplished director, “The Little Mermaid” promises to be a cinematic event that captures the hearts of audiences young and old. The new featurette provides a glimpse into the creative process and teases what is sure to be an unforgettable and magical experience.

Fans of the original animated classic and newcomers alike will undoubtedly be swept away by the magic of “The Little Mermaid” as it comes to life on the big screen in this exciting new adaptation.

Written By

I've been covering the entertainment industry, from tv to movies to music, independently under the Trevor Decker News banner since 2015.



This year’s Adjacent Music Festival in New Jersey resonated with more than just melodies. Hayley Williams, the charismatic lead vocalist of rock band Paramore,...


In today’s age, music does more than just entertain—it offers a platform for impactful socio-political discourse. A prime example is New Jersey’s own Ryan...


Paramount+’s series ‘Grease: Rise of the Pink Ladies’ has been a major hit with audiences around the globe. A key part of its popularity...


In the ongoing battle for streaming supremacy, a recent Twitter exchange between Prime Video and Netflix has caught the attention of millions. Prime Video,...


In a recent promotional video for titled “Perfect 10 with Christina Ricci,” the celebrated actress journeys through her most memorable hotel stays, even...


Fan favorite Mckenna Grace, who has won our hearts with her stellar performances in Hollywood blockbusters like Ghostbusters Afterlife and her Emmy-nominated role in...


Ah, the 1990s. A golden era for animation and, more specifically, for the animated musical. An era that churned out a dazzling array of...


The upcoming Broadway revival of the beloved musical “The Wiz” has announced its initial casting. The trio of stars includes Kyle Ramar Freeman as...


The new live-action Little Mermaid has made some changes to the lyrics of the iconic song “Kiss the Girl.” In the original animated film,...


Disney’s latest live-action remake, “The Little Mermaid,” made waves at the box office this weekend, raking in an estimated $95.5 million during its first...


You cannot copy content of this page