Halle Bailey to star as Ariel in The Little Mermaid

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Halle Bailey to star as Ariel in The Little Mermaid

Chloe x Halle member and Grown-ish actress, Halle Bailey is set to star as Ariel in Disney‘s live-action reimagining of The Little Mermaid. The aminated movie, first released in 1989, follows mermaid princess, Ariel, who falls in love with a human prince on land.

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The movie’s director, Rob Marshall, shared that Halle was the perfect person for the role sharing in part: “After an extensive search, it was abundantly clear that Halle possesses that rare combination of spirit, heart, youth, innocence, and substance — plus a glorious singing voice — all intrinsic qualities necessary to play this iconic role.”

Production on the film is anticipated to begin in early 2020.

Halle Bailey cast as Ariel in The Little Mermaid remake. Congratulations!

 

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