The Little Mermaid is one of the famous animated movies of Disney. There is something different than the other princesses’ tales in this movie. However, ariels bright red hair and her desire to become part of the human world is enough to attract many audiences.
However, Disney gained a lot of criticism and boxed millions of dollars worldwide because of its live-action animated movies adaption.
Now they are bringing the classic little mermaid to the cinemas. There was a large discussion on the internet about who should play the role of Prince Eric. Many people were mentioning Shawn Mendes and even Noah Centineo to play the role of charming Prince Eric.
Harry Styles was selected before to play the role
Jonah Hauer-King as Prince Eric
Jonah is going to play the role of Prince Eric. However, he is still a newcomer and definitely looking for a powerful debut for his career. Surely, the movie will provide him with all the fame and glory. The actor has played a role in Little Women TV series. However, he is a perfect pick to play the role of Eric. Many fans are reacting to this news on Twitter. Some are happy with the news but a lot of them actually wanted to see Harry Styles in the role.
Who is going to Direct The Little Mermaid?
Rob Marshall is going to direct the remake of the iconic animated series. He previously directed the hit Mary Poppins. So, there s no doubt that the movie is going to be perfect when it comes to direction.
Haile Bailey as Ariel
The news made a lot of headlines when the news was released this year. Haile Bailey is a talented actress and surely she is going to win a lot of hearts with her acting skills.
Other Cast of The Little Mermaid
Melissa McCarthy is going to play the sea witch Ursula, Javier Bardem as Ariel’s father King Triton, Awkwafina and Jacob Tremblay is going to be the voices of Ariel’s friends Scuttle the seagull and Flounder the fish.
The other cats are talented as well too and the movie is definitely going to be hit like Beauty and the Beast and Aladin.
The plot is also going to be traditional. Ariel will save the prince Eric from drowning and will fall fo him. She will get attracted to human life and would want to be part of it. However, they can make a few changes in the plot.
There are also going to be a few songs in the movie to give it a little magic.
Release Date of The Little Mermaid
The Little Mermaid does not have a release date yet. The production of the movie is going to start in 2020. However, according to some sources, they are planning to release the movie in 2021.
Aliza Fatima is a writer/author at The Panther Tech.