The Little Mermaid - Official Teaser Trailer

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Published 2022-09-09
Out of the sea, wish I could be... part of that world.

Disney's The Little Mermaid is coming to theaters May 26, 2023.

“The Little Mermaid,” visionary filmmaker Rob Marshall’s live-action reimagining of the studio’s Oscar®-winning animated musical classic, opens exclusively in theaters nationwide May 26, 2023. “The Little Mermaid” is the beloved story of Ariel, a beautiful and spirited young mermaid with a thirst for adventure. The youngest of King Triton’s daughters, and the most defiant, Ariel longs to find out more about the world beyond the sea, and while visiting the surface, falls for the dashing Prince Eric. While mermaids are forbidden to interact with humans, Ariel must follow her heart. She makes a deal with the evil sea witch, Ursula, which gives her a chance to experience life on land, but ultimately places her life – and her father’s crown – in jeopardy.

The film stars singer and actress Halle Bailey (“grown-ish”) as Ariel; Tony Award® winner Daveed Diggs (“Hamilton,” “Snowpiercer”) as the voice of Sebastian; Jacob Tremblay (“Luca,” “Room”) as the voice of Flounder; Awkwafina (“Raya and the Last Dragon”) as the voice of Scuttle; Jonah Hauer-King (“A Dog’s Way Home”) as Prince Eric; Art Malik (“Homeland”) as Sir Grimsby; Noma Dumezweni (“Mary Poppins Returns”) as Queen Selina; with Oscar® winner Javier Bardem (“No Country for Old Men,” “Being the Ricardos”) as King Triton; and two-time Academy Award® nominee Melissa McCarthy (“Can You Ever Forgive Me?” “Bridesmaids”) as Ursula.

“The Little Mermaid” is directed by Oscar® nominee Rob Marshall (“Chicago,” “Mary Poppins Returns”), and written by two-time Oscar nominee David Magee (“Life of Pi,” “Finding Neverland”), with a live-action story adaptation by David Magee, Rob Marshall, and two-time Emmy winner John DeLuca (“Tony Bennett: An American Classic”), based on the short story by Hans Christian Andersen, and the Disney animated film by Ron Clements and John Musker. The film is produced by two-time Emmy® winner Marc Platt (“Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert,” “Grease Live!”), three-time Tony Award® winner Lin-Manuel Miranda (“Hamilton,” “In the Heights”), Rob Marshall, and John DeLuca, with Jeffrey Silver (“The Lion King”) serving as executive producer. The score is by multiple Academy Award® winner Alan Menken (“Beauty and the Beast,” “Aladdin”), who won two Oscars® for the music in the animated version of “The Little Mermaid,” with music supervised and produced by Mike Higham (“Mary Poppins Returns,” “Into the Woods”). Music is by Alan Menken, lyrics are by Howard Ashman and new lyrics are by Lin-Manuel Miranda.

All Comments (21)
  • K ORA
    To everyone confused with the comments: When this video first came out people started to give a lot of criticisms, so Disney started to delete it all at the same time that a bunch of similar positive comments started to appear saying ‘I love when Ariel did this’ ‘I love when they’ve done that’ etc.. so instead of saying what they meant, they started to play along by saying they loved something that isn’t there, to mock/protest.

    It also seem be a reference to LOTR’s ‘Evil cannot create anything new, they can only corrupt and ruin good forces have invented or made’ because Disney/Hollywood doesn’t (seem to) do this because they care, but because they want easy money and praise while not creating anything new, because apparantly ‘poc’ and women aren’t worth the risk, so by making parodies of already established franchises, they get points with people who are nostalgic and who want representation, while not putting up the work.
  • sam kelly
    I personally love the part where she cuts Ursula in half and says perfectly balanced as all things should be
  • Intoxicated Beard
    I loved the part where the little mermaid said: “The creature is very fast for a deformed quadruped.” That sent spines down my shivers. Truly the greatest live-action of All Time
  • CPL. Quade
    I love the part where Ariel said "HEY, I'm walking here, I'm walking here" sent shivers down my spine
  • Mr. Battlelands
    The part where the little mermaid said "its mornbin time" sent shivers down my spine
  • Kellah McM
    I love the part when the mermaid person says "It's Wednesday, or as I like to call it, Thursday!"
    Got me shaking in me boots
  • random293
    The part where the little mermaid said “it’s a me mario” sent shivers down my spine
  • Adarsh
    The part where little mermaid said "Yare Yare Daaze" sent chills down my spine. Truly spectacular.
  • MR FEAST
    I loved the part when the little mermaid said "its fishin time" and fished all over the place
  • cheese
    The part where the little mermaid said "Spines down my shivers" sent shivers down my spine
  • zaxtin hazelhof
    I love the part when Ariel says "datebayo". Truly one of the moments in cinematic history.
  • The part when the little mermaid said "give me the child!!!" was one of the most cinematic moments
  • stormchicken
    The part where the little mermaid said "it's over anakin, I am the little mermaid" sent shivers down my spine
  • The part where the little mermaid said, "Not quite my tempo" sent shivers down my spine
  • The part where Ariel said "So... This is what it feels like" send shivers down my spine.
  • Calamity
    I love the part where Ariel says”Did I ever tell you the definition of insanity?” acting at its absolute finest
  • tin
    The part that the little mermaid said "It's about drive" sent shivers down my spine
  • Kevin Correa
    The part where Ariel says “You know nothing, Jon snow” sent shivers down my spine
  • The part where the little mermaid said "Where is my super suit?" sent shivers down my spine.
  • Shogun Z
    The part where the little mermaid said "say my name" sent shivers down my spine