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:
1.Halle Bailey as Ariel
2.Jonah Hauer-King as Prince Eric
3.Daveed Diggs as Sebastian
5.Awkwafina as Scuttle
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
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
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.
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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