The makers of The Little Mermaid, the upcoming Walt Disney film, have released a new poster of the film. It shows actor Halle Bailey who is portraying the titular role, sitting on a rock with her fish tail, as she gazes upwards at the rays of light glistening through the sea.
The film is scheduled to release on May 26, 2023.
Halle Bailey is Ariel.
Disney’s The Little Mermaid, in theaters May 26, 2023 pic.twitter.com/hhnv6FgSMu
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“Words can’t describe how immensely honored I feel to play the mermaid of my dreams, Ariel in Disney’s The Little Mermaid. Come under the sea with me, in theaters May 26, 2023,” Halle tweeted.
The Little Mermaid is part of the fairy tale collection which focusses on mermaid Ariel, daughter of King Triton and someone who is very much intrigued by the human world. After she saves a human prince from a shipwreck and falls in love with him, Ariel goes to lengths to meet him.
Written by Jane Goldman and David Magee, the film is directed by Rob Marshall. The film also features Jacob Tremblay, Awkwafina, Daveed Diggs, Noma Dumezweni, among others.