Halle Bailey, who will play Ariel in The Little Mermaid, shared a first look at her character in the live-action film as production wraps up.
Halle Bailey has shared a first-look image as Ariel in Disney’s live-action adaptation. The little Mermaid. Bailey will make her big screen debut in the upcoming adaptation, Disney’s latest animated hit to get a live-action remake. Joining Bailey is a star-studded cast, including Melissa McCarty as Ursula, Javier Bardem as King Triton, Daveed Diggs as Sebastian, Jacob Tremblay as Flounder, and Awkwafina as Scuttle. Little is known about The little Mermaid Except for what has resulted from the film’s production in photographs of the set.
The first glimpses of Jonah Hauer-King as a shipwrecked Prince Eric gave audiences a glimpse of what the film might look like, but the underwater scenes remain a mystery. Disney adaptation of The Lion King leaned a lot toward realism, but it’s unclear if The little Mermaid will follow in the footsteps of that movie. Similary, The little Mermaid It currently has no date as filming continued in Italy. Production was initially delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but recovered this summer.
Now, Exterior wall has shared a picture of Princess Ariel in the upcoming movie announcing that production has ended. The actress wrote a lengthy text describing her experience working on the long-awaited film, thanking her co-stars along the way. The image itself reflects the beautiful location in Sardinia, Italy, where the production took place. Bailey can be seen in the water on the rocky beach as the sun sets behind her. Check out the full image below:
The little Mermaid It may be one of Disney’s most anticipated live-action adaptations in quite some time. The 1989 film instantly became a hit thanks to its catchy songs and eye-catching visuals. To be successful, the next film will have to follow through on this, which may lead the film to move away from the aforementioned realism in The Lion King. Creating a vivid and colorful underwater world for Ariel and King Triton will be vital to the film, almost more than the sequences set on land.
Fortunately, if the photo above is any indication, the film will be as colorful and visually spectacular as the original. Disney has had massive success with live-action adaptations in the past and they have even more on the way after. The little Mermaid. A new White as snow Adaptation is in progress and Pinocchio, Peter Pan, Y Hercules You will also see reworks in the future. Yet, The little Mermaid It may be the most exciting of all, if only because of the promising cast and exciting potential surrounding the film.
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