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Is Ariana Grande playing Ariel in The Little Mermaid?

by Ratan Srivastava
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Following the popularity of earlier Disney live-action movies such as “The Lion King,” “Mulan,” “Aladdin,” “Cinderella,” and many more, the under-the-sea tale “The Little Mermaid” has now been adapted for something like the big screen. Whenever it comes to selecting the actress playing Ariel, the Little Mermaid princess, it is among the most contentious Walt Disney live-action movies. There are fan-made trailers and movies that portray singer Ariana Grande as the world’s most famous mermaid, whom youngsters and the youthful adore.

Nevertheless, with Disney’s latest and official announcement of the casting of “The Little Mermaid,” Disney watchers and fans would have to say goodbye to their favourite cast members.

First, at Disney Investor Day 2020, the multimedia company announced the actors and actresses who will play the film’s most popular characters.

Ariel is played by Halle Bailey, Sebastian is played by Daveed Diggs, Prince Eric is played by Jonah Hauer-King, King Triton is played by Javier Bardem, Flounder is played by Jacob Tremblay, Scuttle is played by “Crazy Rich Asians” actress Akwafina, and Ursula is played by Melissa McCarthy.

Halley Bailey is indeed an actress who has appeared in movies such as “Last Holiday,” “A Wrinkle in Time,” and “Grown-ish.” She will embark on a voyage to discover her real love despite all difficulties, especially when confronted by Ursula, the sea’s tentacled evil.

Melissa McCarthy, renowned for her roles in “Charlie’s Angels,” “Can You Ever Forgive Me?,” “Gilmore Girls,” as well as “Saturday Night Live,” will reprise her role as Ursula.

Disney’s selections have received a lot of positive feedback from fans. “I think Kirsty Alley just would have made a fantastic Ursula, she’s very much Ursula in the documentary spoof series she produced,” Debby Jarman said on Facebook.

Her emotions and demeanour are ideal for the part. Missed chance there, since I don’t think Miss M would give the villain that drives that Kirsty would.”

“The Little Mermaid” is indeed a Walt Disney animated picture from 1989 that made tracks including “Under The Sea,” “Poor Unfortunate Souls,” “Kiss The Girl,” and “Part Of Your World” famous.

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