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Freeform Actress & Singer Halle Bailey Joins 'The Little Mermaid' as Ariel!

Freeform Actress & Singer Halle Bailey Joins 'The Little Mermaid' as Ariel!

The role of Ariel in The Little Mermaid has been cast!

Actress/singer Halle Bailey will play the role of the rebel princess daughter of King Triton in the upcoming live action movie.

Halle, who stars on Freeform’s grown-ish, will join the pic directed by Rob Marshall.

Melissa McCarthy, Jacob Tremblay and Awkwafina are still in talks to join the movie as Ursula, Flounder and Scuttle.

The Little Mermaid remake will be incorporating original songs from the animated movie, plus new tunes from original composer Alan Menken and Lin-Manuel Miranda.

The movie centers on Ariel, who longs to live on land after a lifetime in the sea.

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