Everything You Need To Know About the Little Mermaid Concert Airing on November 5th
One of the biggest stories of the Summer here at MickeyBlog was news surrounding a live-action version of The Little Mermaid which is slated to star Halle Bailey and Awkwafina and Melissa McCarthy. However fans won’t have to wait years to get your Little Mermaid fix. The Wonderful World of Disney is working with ABC on The Little Mermaid Live! a concert with a pretty incredible cast that will be airing on the network in November.
Here’s everything you need to about this exciting project:
When Will It Air?
Tuesday, November 5. The event is slated to begin at 8 p.m. ET.
Who Will Play Ariel?
The coveted role of Ariel will be played by none other than Auliʻi Cravalho who you’ll know as the voice of Moana from the 2016 award-winning film of the same name.
Who Will Be Playing Ursula?
The role of one of Disney’s most nefarious baddies will go to none other than Queen Latifah. When news broke of Latifah’s casting, the singer revealed she was “excited” to take on the role of the sea witch. “Fortunately I know a little magic,” Latifah wrote on Instagram. “Excited to be a part of The Wonderful World of Disney Presents The Little Mermaid Live!”
Who Else Is Rounding Out the Cast?
Casting has yet to be revealed for key roles like King Triton, Prince Eric, Flounder, Flotsam, and Jetsam. The only other official announcement that has happened to date is Sebastian which will be played by Shaggy.
Do We Know Anything Else About the Production?
According to ABC, The Little Mermaid Live! will seamlessly interweave music performances with clips from the original animated film, puppetry and more! Disney is also being clear that the concert will be distinctly different from the feature film.
What Are the Ways I Can Watch The Little Mermaid Live! ?
The Little Mermaid Live! on ABC, ABC.com and the ABC app. Viewing will be available from your smartphone or tablet as well as streaming devices like Roku, AppleTV, and Amazon Fire TV.
Readers are encouraged to keep following along with MickeyBlog for the latest updates including further cast details for The Little Mermaid Live!
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