Halle Bailey Reveals First Look at Live-Action Ariel as Filming Wraps in Italy. Disney has wrapped filming on the live-action The Little Mermaid and the film’s star Halle Bailey has given us our first look at Ariel in mermaid form with a special farewell message to her fellow cast and crew members.
Halle shared a photo of herself on set along with the caption, “and just like that..that’s a wrap ❤️after auditioning for this film when i was 18 just about to turn 19, to now finishing filming through a pandemic when i turned 21 ..we have finally made it…💖i feel so grateful to have experienced this film in all of its glory..it has been the toughest experience being away from everything and everyone i’ve ever known, to feeling self doubt/ loneliness, but also feeling such freedom and perseverance as i’ve reached the end. this experience has made me so much stronger than i ever thought i could be. i’m so grateful to have such lovely and talented people in the cast like @jonahhauerking that will be my friend for infinite lifetimes, @jacobtremblay who i’m so proud of 🥺and legends like @bardemantarctic@melissamccarthy @awkwafina@daveeddiggs who are masters of their craft but are so welcoming and open to little old me..as well as to the rest of the beautiful cast and crew. i cannot wait for time to speed up so you all can watch this film because it was made with so much love (plus blood sweat and tears) lol thank you sardinia for a wonderful ending!!! xoxo.“
The Cast for Disney’s Live-Action The Little Mermaid includes Halle Bailey (Ariel), Jonah Hauer-King (Prince Eric), Melissa McCarthy (Ursula), Javier Bardem (King Triton), Jacob Tremblay (Flounder), Emily Coates (Unspecified, rumored: Vanessa), Daveed Diggs (Sebastian), Awkwafina (Scuttle) and Noma Dumezweni (unspecified). Disney has yet to announce a premiere date for the film. Be sure to check back here at Chip and Co. for updates and all things Disney!
Featured Photo Credit: Halle Bailey Instagram
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