These Cast Members Of “Little Mermaid”Are Out And They Look Too Good To Be Real


So as we are surrounded with an innumerable number of projects for this year which are in front of us, in our way, the air is filled with all the enthusiasm around them, so, by any chance, if you might have missed on one of our greatest announcements which is that The Little Mermaid live-action film has released their cast…You need not worry about that because we have got you totally covered.

Down below is the list for you to have a look at the original animated characters as well as the actors who will be playing them in the film:

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1.Halle Bailey as Ariel

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As the Disney network presents the casting of black actresses in the live-action movie, Halle Bailey is widely known for making up one-half of the original music duo Chloe & Halle, which she actually made with her elder sister named Chloe Bailey. The young girl’s casting in the movie makes history in the time as Disney has for the first time chosen a woman of color other than white to play a traditional princess role in its live-action adaptation. Even though she received a lot of criticism, she is confident that she is going to rock her character.

2.Jonah Hauer-King as Prince Eric

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Jonah is an English-American actor. He is one of those actors who is currently starring in BBC’s World on Fire. Hauer was tested for this role along with Krypton actor Cameron Cuffe London’s Pinewood Studios for the role in the movie in the month of September and later chosen. He is currently the perfect fit for this role.

3.Daveed Diggs as Sebastian

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Daveed Diggs has surely made a big name for himself. Not just known on small or big screens, Daveed is also known to be on stage. His role of Thomas Jefferson in the drama Hamilton still lives deeply stuck inside our minds. He has also been lately featured in the very popular movie by Pixar, named Soul. Here, in this movie, he will be taking on the role of the beloved crab Sebastian.

4.Melissa McCarthy as Ursula

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Melissa has always been the favorite of her fans especially from the time since she honored our screens as Sookie on Gilmore Girls. She has remained the Primetime Emmy Award winner and recently is the latest host of Little Big Shots. She has also been making herself ready to perform on the TV show Nine Perfect Strangers. As for McCarthy, she is the multi-talented actress who will get her chance at singing “Poor Unfortunate Souls,” one of the classic villain songs in the movie.

5.Awkwafina as Scuttle

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Awkwafina has more of a rapper who became an actor kind of success story. When the new live-action film will be releasing into the theaters, this popular personality who is a comedian as well as an actress will be putting forward in the role of Scuttle. As many of you may have forgotten from the actual animated film, Scuttle is supposed to be a seagull and a dear friend of Ariel(mermaid) who acted like a pro on human objects. Scuttle is more popularly known for improperly identifying a fork, which he calls a “dinglehopper.”Some of the actor’s most renowned projects include the movie, Crazy Rich Asians and Jumanji.

6.Javier Bardem as King Triton

A still of King Triton from "The Little Mermaid" and a photo of Javier Bardem

Javier has not a single problem when it comes to absolutely seeking great attention on the big screen, so this might be one of the many reasons why Disney chose him to play the role of King Triton. The Oscar-winning actor has played a great role in many honorable projects, like No Country for Old Men, Mother, etc. He is also being assumed to act in the upcoming film adaptation of Dune.

7.Jacob Tremblay as Flounder

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The fourteen-year-old young actor, who got a lot of critical approaches for his role in the movie Room, will be taking over on the role of Ariel’s fish friend, Flounder. He has also been on good projects like Wonder, Good Boys, and Justin Bieber’s “Lonely” music video.

And, to conclude this as a perfect article, the best part of this theatrical cake is that the soundtrack will be featuring absolutely new songs from Lin-Manuel Miranda and Alan Menken, along with the songs from the animated original.

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Even though there is not an official release of the date yet, but the Rob Marshall directed film is assumed to start shooting in the month of January in the year 2021.


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