[SEE] This is how Halle Bailey looks like ‘The Little Mermaid’ [ABSOLUCIOJONA]

More differences that can be seen in this first approximation are more robust fins and close to those of a fish, although the characteristic colors of the aquatic princess are preserved.

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Actress Halle Bailey and director Rob Marshall.

Adapted from the 1989 film by John Musker and Ron Clements, based on the 19th century fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen, The little Mermaid tells the story of Ariel, the youngest daughter of King Triton -who will be played by the Spanish Javier Bardem, the ruler of the Atalantica Undersea Kingdom. Ariel, already fascinated by the human world, falls deeply in love with the handsome Prince Eric (Jonah Hauer King) after saving him during a shipwreck and decides to meet him in the world above water. His search for her puts him in conflict with her father and in the clutches of the scheming sea witch Ursula (Melissa McCarthy). The cast also includes Jacob Tremblay, Awkwafina and daveed diggs like the voices of classic Disney companions, Flounder, Scuttle and Sebastian.

The little Mermaid It is directed by Rob Marshallwho previously directed the 2018 family musical film Mary Poppins Returns for Disney, as well as movie musicals like Chicago and Into the Woods. The script was written by Jane Goldman and David Magee. The film will feature songs that Alan Menken and the late Howard Ashman created for the original, plus Menken will return to compose the score and write new songs with Lin-Manuel Miranda. Miranda and Marshall

“The Little Mermaid” hits theaters on May 26, 2023. Here is the full first look.