The teaser trailer for the live action remake of Disney’s animated film The Little Mermaid was revealed at the D23 Expo last night and it shows singer/actress Halle Bailey take on the role of the Princess Ariel.
The brief trailer gives a glimpse of the underwater kingdom Atlantica and shows Bailey as she sings the iconic “Part of Your World.” In addition to Bailey, The Little Mermaid also features Melissa McCarthy as the treacherous sea witch Ursla, Jonah Hauer-King plays Prince Eric, Ariel’s love interest, Javier Bardem as King Triton. Daveed Diggs voices Sebastin, Awkwafina voices Scuttle and Jacob Tremblay voices Flounder.
Watch the teaser trailer below;
With Rob Marshall (Mary Poppins Returns) set to direct, The Little Mermaid will feature new songs from Alan Menken who composed the songs for the original film as well as Lin-Manuel Miranda (Encanto, Moana).
The Little Mermaid will be released in theatres May 26, 2023.