In a special and enchanting surprise, Walt Disney Pictures, as a part of D23 has gifted us with a surprise first teaser trailer for the upcoming big screen live-action adaptation of the classic Disney film The Little Mermaid. And it looks utterly heartwarming in every respect.
Watch the full trailer below:
Here’s the official synopsis:
A young mermaid makes a deal with a sea witch: trading her beautiful voice to get human legs so she can discover the world above water.
As the film that launched the Disney Renaissance in 1989, The Little Mermaid is a cherished piece of cinema beloved by Disney fans both young and old, and now its set to arrive onto the big screen in a lavish and beautiful new adaptation courtesy of director Rob Marshall.
Charting the story of the mermaid Ariel, played by the beautifully talented Halle Bailey, this first teaser trailer will make your heart sing with joy as Ariel swims through her cave of treasures and wishes to see what lies above the surface of the water.
Shot with amazing detail and hyper-real focus on the film’s aquatic life, The Little Mermaid features an all-star cast alongside Bailey including Melissa McCarthy as Ursula, Jonah Hauer-King as Eric, Daveed Diggs as Sebastian, Jacob Tremblay as Flounder, Awkwafina as Scuttle and Javier Bardem as King Triton.
Certain to delight in every possible way, The Little Mermaid will be a cinematic event that all of the family will love and cherish when it arrives IN CINEMAS in May 2023.
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