The Little Mermaid is set to make its theatrical debut in 2023, as we catch its glimpse on Disney’s social media platforms. A trailer released by Disney gives the fans a visual insight into what is yet to unfold. A huge section of childhood fairy tale fans will be awaiting the film’s release.
After the success of the animated version, the live-actor version will be expected to do big. With the release of a new trailer, it has now rung a bell and raised fervor among the fans.
- Box Office Challenge: “The Little Mermaid” faces box office expectations but struggles to surpass others.
- High Production Costs: With a $250M budget, the film’s financial success is at risk.
The Little Mermaid: What is the film about?
The Little Mermaid, as seen from its trailer is based on a fairy tale of the same name. The trailer video showed the Mermaid in her costume singing a part of the classical “Part of Your World” song. The story might be similar to that in the animated version or would have slight modifications. It is the story of a mermaid who falls in love with a handsome Prince after saving his life, and thereafter, her life changes forever.
There is not much information about the exact plot of the film, nor any hint from the filmmakers as there is still time for its release.
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What to Expect from the Film?
The Little Mermaid film has been under production for many years now and the main character, which is the Mermaid Ariel, will be played by Halle Bailey. The trailer put maximum attention on her and the fans will be excited to see how she performs on the big stage.
The Little Mermaid will be directed by Rob Marshall and the scriptwriters are David Magee and Jane Goldman. The fans can also expect to get the original soundtrack from the animated version. That apart there are new tracks which will be composed by Alan Menken and Lin-Manuel Miranda.
The Little Mermaid: When and where to watch the film?
According to the trailer released, the theatrical release date has been declared and it is coming on May 26, 2023, exclusively in theaters. However, there is no such information about the release date on OTT platforms. But since the film is being produced by Disney, it can be guessed that its OTT release will be going to be one of the best Hollywood movies on Hotstar.
All the details about the OTT release of The Little Mermaid are yet to be officially confirmed. Let’s hope that the film lives up to its hype.
FAQ ON The Little Mermaid
Has The Little Mermaid (2023) been released on Netflix?
To watch The Little Mermaid, the only option is to visit a theater when it premieres on May 26, 2023. Additionally, the movie will be available for streaming on the Disney+ Hotstar platform.
Who holds the title of the princess of the Indian Ocean?
Seira is the current Mermaid Princess of the Indian Ocean, having succeeded Mermaid Princess Sara.
Who is the sister of the Little Mermaid?
The Little Mermaid has six sisters named Attina, Alana, Adella, Aquata, Arista, and Andrina, with Ariel being the youngest and the main character of the story.