The Little Mermaid (2023 film)
“The Little Mermaid” is a beloved animated Disney movie that captured the hearts of audiences when it was first released in 1989. The film tells the story of Ariel, a mermaid princess who dreams of living on land and falls in love with a human prince. The film has become a classic, with its memorable songs, colorful characters, and timeless themes of love, identity, and sacrifice.
In 2019, it was announced that a live-action version of “The Little Mermaid” was in the works, and fans of the original movie were thrilled at the prospect of seeing their favorite characters brought to life in a new way. The movie was set to star Halle Bailey as Ariel, alongside a star-studded cast that includes Awkwafina, Daveed Diggs, and Melissa McCarthy.
The Little Mermaid | Official Trailer
However, the production of “The Little Mermaid” faced some setbacks due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the release date was pushed back. In 2021, it was announced that the movie was back in production and that filming had resumed in Sardinia, Italy. Fans eagerly awaited news on the release date, and finally, in March 2023, it was confirmed that “The Little Mermaid” would be released on July 28th, 2023.
The live-action version of “The Little Mermaid” promises to be a visually stunning and emotionally powerful retelling of the classic story. Director Rob Marshall, known for his work on “Chicago” and “Mary Poppins Returns,” has said that the movie will pay homage to the original while also bringing something new and exciting to the table. The movie’s soundtrack, which will feature new versions of classic songs like “Part of Your World” and “Under the Sea,” is sure to be a highlight for fans of the original movie.
As the release date for “The Little Mermaid” draws near, excitement for the movie is reaching a fever pitch. Fans of the original movie, as well as those who are new to the story, are eagerly awaiting the chance to experience this new version of the classic tale.
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Disney has announced that “The Little Mermaid” will be released in theaters on July 28th, 2023. The live-action version of the classic Disney movie stars Halle Bailey as Ariel, alongside Awkwafina, Daveed Diggs, and Melissa McCarthy. The movie, which was delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, is back in production and promises to be a visually stunning and emotionally powerful retelling of the beloved story. Fans of the original movie, as well as those who are new to the story, are eagerly awaiting the chance to experience this new version of “The Little Mermaid” when it hits theaters in July 2023.
“The Little Mermaid” is by Rob Marshall. Marshall is an accomplished director, producer, and choreographer, known for his work on hit movies like “Chicago,” “Memoirs of a Geisha,” and “Mary Poppins Returns.”
Marshall has a long history in the entertainment industry, having started his career as a dancer and choreographer on Broadway. He made his feature film directorial debut with the movie “Chicago” in 2002, which went on to win six Academy Awards, including Best Picture.
In addition to his work in film, Marshall has also directed and produced numerous Broadway productions, including the Tony Award-winning revival of “Cabaret” and the hit musical “Into the Woods.”
Marshall is known for his ability to blend music, dance, and storytelling in his movies, and his work on “The Little Mermaid” is expected to be no exception. In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, Marshall said that he is a big fan of the original movie and that he hopes to honor the story and the characters while also bringing something fresh and new to the film.
With his impressive track record and creative vision, Marshall is sure to bring his unique style and talent to “The Little Mermaid” and create a visually stunning and emotionally resonant movie that both fans of the original and new audiences will enjoy.