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Disney Confirms Cast for 'The Little Mermaid' Live-Action Movie!

Disney Confirms Cast for 'The Little Mermaid' Live-Action Movie!

Disney made so many announcements this week and among them was the confirmation of the cast of the upcoming The Little Mermaid live-action remake.

It has been months since we first learned about who would be bringing these roles to life, but this is the first time Disney has confirmed some of the names.

The cast includes an Oscar winner, a five-time Grammy nominee, a Tony Award winner, and more.

The upcoming movie will be directed by Rob Marshall, who previously directed movie musicals like Chicago, Nine, Into the Woods, and Mary Poppins Returns.

Click inside to check out the full cast list…

HALLE BAILEY

Chloe x Halle singer Halle Bailey will be playing the role of Ariel. The role was voiced by Jodi Benson in the 1989 animated film.

MELISSA MCCARTHY

Oscar-nominated actress Melissa McCarthy will be playing the role of Ursula. The role was voiced by Pat Carroll in the animated movie.

JONAH HAUER-KING

A Dog’s Way Home and Little Women actor Jonah Hauer-King will be playing Prince Eric. The role was voiced by Christopher Daniel Barnes in the animated movie.

JAVIER BARDEM

Oscar winner Javier Bardem will be playing King Triton, Ariel’s father. The role was voiced by Kenneth Mars in the animated movie.

DAVEED DIGGS

Hamilton‘s Tony-winning star Daveed Diggs will be playing the role of Sebastian. The role was voiced by Samuel E. Wright in the animated movie.

JACOB TREMBLAY

Room and Wonder actor Jacob Tremblay will play the role of Flounder. The role was voiced by Jason Marin in the animated movie.

AWKWAFINA

Crazy Rich Asians and The Farewell actress Awkwafina will be playing Scuttle. The role was voiced by Buddy Hackett in the animated movie.

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