It won’t be long before Halle Bailey debuts as Ariel.
The 21-year-old actress and singer-songwriter shared this production on Monday, July 12, on the live-action remake of The little Mermaid wrapped:
As Bailey mentioned, it was quite a journey to finish the movie.
“The production team for the highly anticipated Disney photo, directed by Rob Marshall, is expected to start landing in Sardinia in the coming weeks,” Variety relayed in early April. “Filming will move from Pinewood Studios in London to the small seaside village of Santa Teresa di Gallura on the island’s north coast, according to a local press report, confirmed by sources. The area is known for its magnificent waterfront. very clean sea., rocky shore and Bronze Age artifacts. “
Bailey was first linked to portraying the iconic Disney Princess in July 2019, and despite disgusting racist responses to her casting, the Chloe x Halle cast kept her head held high:
The four-time Grammy nominee performed alongside her 23-year-old sister, Chloe Bailey, as twin stars Sky Forster and Jazz Forster respectively on Freeform’s Cultivated-ish since 2018. The little Mermaid will mark Halle’s first leading role in a feature film.
The little Mermaid also stars Awkwafina, Javier Bardem, Melissa McCarthy and Jacob Tremblay.
The soundtrack comes from Alan Menken, who composed over the original 1989 animated classic, with lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda.
“Halle Bailey is going to be such an amazing Ariel,” said the Hamilton the creator said Entertainment tonight Last July. “And getting to write music for these characters which is probably the reason I started writing musicals in the first place was actually easier than I thought.”
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