In the dark dark depths there are dark dark mermaids and sometimes they sing.
At D23 2022, Disney unveiled the first teaser trailer for the live-action adaptation of the Disney classic The Little Mermaid, starring Halle Bailey as Ariel. The teaser shows the ocean and a look at Ariel in the wreck, as well as a very short snippet of the cult song Part of Your World. You can watch the teaser below.
The Little Mermaid is one of several upcoming Disney live-action remakes starring Halle Bailey as Ariel. Javier Bardem will play her father, King Triton, and Melissa McCarthy will portray the evil Ursula. Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides director Rob Marshall will lead the project.
The film will also feature four new original songs created in collaboration between Alan Menken and Lin-Manuel Miranda.
The film will release on May 26, 2023.