Director Hamish Hamilton and stars Auli’i Cravalho and Shaggy have gone under the sea to explain how ABC’s upcoming The Little Mermaid live special will translate to screens. Hamilton, who also is an exec producer, revealed that it will be half-live musical and half-original animated feature – an “interesting hybrid.” He said that people will […]
Javier Bardem could be lining up to play King Triton in Disney's live-action remake of animation classic The Little Mermaid.
Following news that Harry Styles was up for playing Elvis Presley in Baz Luhrmann's forthcoming biopic, the One Direction singer now has another possible role in the offing.
Jodi Benson, the actress who voiced Ariel in Disney's original animated version of The Little Mermaid, has defended the casting of Halle Bailey in its new live-action remake.
R&B singer Halle Bailey, of duo Chloe x Halle, has been unveiled as Disney's new Ariel in their latest live-action remake.
US popstar Halle Bailey will play Ariel in the live action remake of Disney's The Little Mermaid, it's been confirmed.
Jacob Tremblay and Awkwafina have signed on to play Flounder and Scuttle, respectively, in Disney's live-action adaptation of "The Little Mermaid." Variety first reported that Melissa McCarthy would be taking on the role of Ursula the Sea Witch. Over the weekend, journalist Kris Tapley announced on Twitter that Tremblay and Awkwafina would be joining the […]
Melissa McCarthy is set to star as the villainous Ursula in The Little Mermaid, but why is the internet furious at the casting?
A famous a cappella group from Princeton University in the US is to cut the song Kiss The Girl from the Disney movie The Little Mermaid from its repertoire after complaints of misogyny. The song from the 1989 animation, penned by the legendary Alan Menken and Howard Ashman, finds Sebastian, the talking crab, suggest that smitten Prince Eric just go ahead and kiss the mermaid Ariel, despite not having asked for her consent. In an editorial by sophomore student Noa Wollstein in the Daily Princetonian magazine, published on November 26 and entitled ‘Dear Tigertones, please stop singing Kiss The Girl’, the song stood accused of being ‘misogynistic and dismissive of consent’.
Keira Knightley's daughter won't grow up thinking that she needs to be rescued by a man — like Cinderella and many other Disney princesses.