The Little Mermaid Movie

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The Little Mermaid movie is currently in Pre-Production

July 4, 2019 • Key talent and film crew being hired; budgeting, preparing and planning of production schedule; approving final shooting script. An early 2020 production start is being planned.

Who's Involved:

Marc Platt, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Melissa McCarthy, David Magee, Awkwafina, Javier Bardem, Jacob Tremblay, Rob Marshall, John DeLuca, Halle Bailey

Release Date:

To Be Announced (TBA)

Rating: N/A

Runtime: N/A

A young mermaid gives up her life in the sea to gain the love of a prince.

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The Little Mermaid Plot: What's the story?

A young mermaid gives up her life in the sea to gain the love of a prince.

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The Little Mermaid Cast: Who are the actors?

Film Details & Notes: What do we know about The Little Mermaid?

  1. "After an extensive search, it was abundantly clear that Halle [Bailey] possesses that rare combination of spirit, heart, youth, innocence and substance — plus a glorious singing voice — all intrinsic qualities necessary to play this iconic role,” explained Rob Marshall in a statement (7/3/19).
  2. This is singer-actress Halle Bailey's first leading role (7/3/19). She's part of the R&B duo Chloe x Halle and had a supporting role on Freeform's Grown-ish.
  3. Being orchestrated as a mix of pre-existing songs from the 1989 Disney animated classic movie (Deadline, 8/16/16).
  4. Hamilton‘s Lin-Manuel Miranda with iconic songwriter Alan Menken will write the songs together (Deadline, 8/16/16).
  5. A live action feature adaptation of Hans Christian Anderson's classic tale.

Crew and Production Credits: Who's making The Little Mermaid?

A look at the The Little Mermaid behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Rob Marshall last directed Mary Poppins Returns and Into the Woods. The film's writer David Magee last wrote Mary Poppins Returns and Life of Pi.

Screenwriters

David Magee

Producers

John DeLuca
Lin-Manuel Miranda
Marc Platt

Production Companies

Production Timeline: When did the The Little Mermaid come together?

On or about July 4, 2019 • The film was in Pre-Production status.

On or about July 4, 2019 • The film was in Pre-Production status.

An early 2020 production start is being planned.

On or about March 16, 2018 • The film was in Development status.

Rob Marshall is the top choice to direct.

On or about August 16, 2016 • The film was in Development status.

Disney, Lin-Manuel Miranda with iconic songwriter Alan Menken are teaming for a live action feature adaptation of Hans Christian Anderson’s The Little Mermaid.

The Little Mermaid Release Date: When is it coming out?

The Little Mermaid is coming out To Be Announced (TBA).
United States
TBA
Canada
TBA

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