ABC Reveals a First Look at 'The Little Mermaid Live!' Cast — Watch the Teaser Here
Auli’i Cravalho of ‘Moana’ will play Ariel.
While Disney‘s live-action remake of The Little Mermaid starring Halle Bailey is still a work in progress, you can relive your favorite childhood movie thanks to ABC‘s upcoming musical production, The Little Mermaid Live!
In honor of the 30th anniversary of the Disney animated classic, the television network will retell the familiar tale in a live musical event. According to CNN, the score will feature music from both the original 1989 film as well as the Tony Award-nominated Broadway musical.
Watch the clip above for a first glimpse at the characters. The Little Mermaid Live! is slated to air on ABC on November 5 at 8 p.m. EST.
While you are here, read all about the Disney+ streaming service that’s going to launch in November. In addition to virtually all Disney animated films and television shows, the new, ad-free service will allow you to enjoy content from Marvel, Pixar and the Star Wars franchise at the comfort of your home. With FOX and Disney’s merger, shows such as The Simpsons will also be available to watch on the platform.
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