Heartwarming Moment at ‘The Little Mermaid’ Premiere: Halle Bailey and Jodi Benson Unite


Heartwarming Moment at ‘The Little Mermaid’ Premiere: Halle Bailey and Jodi Benson Unite

The premiere of Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” was graced with a heartwarming moment as Halle Bailey, the talented singer-actress portraying Ariel, shared a special connection with Jodi Benson, the original voice of Ariel from the animated classic.

The two enchanting performers came together, spreading joy and nostalgia among the attendees. Directed by visionary filmmaker Rob Marshall, this highly anticipated live-action adaptation is set to captivate audiences nationwide.

See the Heartwarming Moment here:

Halle Bailey in Disney’s Live-Action Little Mermaid

Halle Bailey, known for her role in “grown-ish,” brings her remarkable talent to the forefront as she embraces the role of Ariel, the spirited young mermaid yearning for a life beyond the sea. During the premiere, she crossed paths with Jodi Benson, who beautifully voiced Ariel in the original animated film. The encounter between the two Ariel performers was a magical moment, evoking emotions of admiration and unity.

World Premiere Of Disney's The Little Mermaid
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – MAY 08: (L-R) Halle Bailey and Jodi Benson attend the World Premiere of Disney’s live-action feature “The Little Mermaid” at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, California on May 08, 2023. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Disney)

Directed by Rob Marshall, the film features an exceptional cast, including Jonah Hauer-King as Prince Eric, Daveed Diggs as the voice of Sebastian, Awkwafina as the voice of Scuttle, Jacob Tremblay as the voice of Flounder, and many more talented individuals. With the guidance of Oscar nominee David Magee’s screenplay and the enchanting music by Alan Menken, accompanied by Howard Ashman’s iconic lyrics and new lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda, “The Little Mermaid” promises to be a memorable cinematic experience.

As fans eagerly await the film’s release, the heartwarming bond between Halle Bailey and Jodi Benson at the premiere serves as a touching tribute to the enduring legacy of “The Little Mermaid” and its beloved characters. Witness the magic unfold when “The Little Mermaid” swims into theaters nationwide.

Related – Halle Bailey Enchants Disneyland Crowd with Captivating Performance of ‘Part of Your World’

The Little Mermaid's Halle Bailey Performs In Front of Sleeping Beauty's Castle
ANAHEIM, CALIFORNIA – MAY 06: The Little Mermaid’s Halle Bailey performs in front of Sleeping Beauty’s Castle at Disneyland in Anaheim, California on May 06, 2022. (Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Disney)

Just last night Halle Bailey, the talented singer-actress portraying Ariel in the upcoming live-action film, mesmerized fans with her rendition of “Part of Your World” in front of Sleeping Beauty’s castle at Disneyland Resort.

Halle Bailey and Jodi Benson Share a Heartwarming Moment at ‘The Little Mermaid’ Premiere

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