Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” is returning to theaters one year from now, with Halle Bailey carrying a live-action Ariel to the big screen for the first time, and the studio disclosed a sneak look at the new film at its D23 Expo.
It’s short yet very sweet, with a seconds-long glimps at Ariel in action, singing a few great notes from “Part of Your World.”
The movie, directed by Rob Marshall, who has likewise helmed “Chicago” and “Mary Poppins Returns”, is being charged as a reimagining of the 1989 Oscar-winning animated musical classic.
Notwithstanding Bailey, a singer who has likewise showed up on Freeform’s “grown-ish,” the film features Daveed Diggs as the voice of Sebastian, Jacob Tremblay (“Luca,” “Room”) as the voice of Flounder and Awkwafina as the voice of Scuttle.
“Little Mermaid” is set to hit theaters on May 26, 2023.