Disney’s live-action remake of The Little Mermaid has wrapped manufacturing, based on an Instagram submit from its star Halle Bailey. Taking part in the much-coveted position of lovesick mermaid Ariel, Bailey took to Instagram to specific her gratitude for her forged, crew, and expertise in the course of the shoot, emphasizing how a lot the expertise “has made [her] a lot stronger” than she ever thought she might be, and the way excited she is for audiences to see the much-talked-about remake.
The submit, depicting Bailey lounging in costume within the ocean in opposition to the setting solar, additionally thanks her co-stars, together with Melissa McCarthy (Ursula), Awkwafina (Scuttle), Javier Bardem (King Triton), and Daveed Diggs (Sebastian), rounding out a very star-studded forged of characters. Bailey was introduced as Ariel in 2019, that means this remaining wrap on manufacturing comes practically two years after she was forged.
The Little Mermaid started manufacturing in 2020, however like many different movies, was halted by the coronavirus pandemic. Selection confirmed in April that the movie can be taking pictures on the Italian island of Sardinia over the summer season, after a stint of time at London’s Pinewood Studios. Sardinia has been a magnet for a lot of different high-profile movie shoots, together with the traditional James Bond movie The Spy Who Liked Me, in addition to the upcoming Netflix movie, Purple Discover.
The Little Mermaid joins a number of different live-action variations from Disney, making it the fifth movie within the official Disney Princess lineup to be reimagined, after Cinderella, Magnificence and the Beast, Aladdin, and Mulan. The movie will characteristic lots of Alan Menken and Howard Ashman’s traditional songs from the unique 1989 movie, alongside new music from Menken and Moana composer Lin-Manuel Miranda.
The Little Mermaid additionally stars Jacob Tremblay as Flounder and Jonah Hauer-King as Prince Eric, and is directed by Rob Marshall. Miranda and Marshall may also produce the movie, alongside Marc Platt and Jon DeLuca. Try Bailey’s submit beneath:
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