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Halle Bailey reveals Little Mermaid remake wraps filming

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Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” remake star Halle Bailey took to Twitter to announce that production on Rob Marshall’s upcoming live-action adaptation had wrapped.

“And just like that..that’s a wrap, After auditioning for this film when i was 18 just about to turn 19, to now finishing filming through a pandemic when i turned 21 ..we have finally made it… Feel so grateful to have experienced this film in all of its glory..” 

As of now, no plot details have been revealed about the film and what direction the remake will take. Bailey stars alongside Jonah-Hauer King as Prince Eric, Melissa McCarthy as Ursula, Javier Bardem as King Triton, Jacob Tremblay as Flounder, Daveed Diggs as Sebastian and Awkwafina as Scuttle.

Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” Remake will feature music from the animated classic as well as four new songs. Lin-Manuel Miranda, who previously worked with director Rob Marshall on “Mary Poppins Returns,” will also compose original music for Mermaid along with Alan Menken.  

No official release date has been confirmed by Disney just yet. 

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