Check out the first official still images of Flounder, Scuttle, Sebastian, Prince Eric, King Triton, Ursula and Ariel just in time to grab pre-sale tickets before the film swims into theaters May 26, 2023.
Look what the tide washed in! Seven official character posters have been posted by The Little Mermaid Twitter account in celebration of pre-sale tickets finally becoming available on Fandango. In the surprise reveals, Flounder, Scuttle, Sebastian, Prince Eric, King Triton, Ursula and Ariel put their best fins, wings, claws, and faces forward for the first time in still images.
Halle Bailey (grown-ish) stars as Ariel; Daveed Diggs (Hamilton, Snowpiercer) as Sebastian; Jacob Tremblay (Luca, Room) as Flounder; Awkwafina (Raya and the Last Dragon) as 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; Javier Bardem (No Country for Old Men, Being the Ricardos) as King Triton; and Melissa McCarthy (Can You Ever Forgive Me?, Bridesmaids) as Ursula.
Rob Marshall (Chicago, Mary Poppins Returns) directs the script from two-time Oscar nominee David Magee (Life of Pi, Finding Neverland). The live-action story adaptation is by Magee, Marshall, and two-time Emmy winner John DeLuca (Tony Bennett: An American Classic).
Marc Platt (Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert, Grease Live!) produces alongside Lin-Manuel Miranda (Hamilton, In the Heights), Marshall, and DeLuca, with Jeffrey Silver (The Lion King) serving as executive producer. Alan Menken (Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin) returns from the original animated film to score. Music is supervised and produced by Mike Higham (Mary Poppins Returns, Into the Woods). The music is by Menken; lyrics are by Howard Ashman, with new lyrics by Miranda.
Visual Effects are being handled by Framestore and MPC, with Tim Burke serving as Production VFX Supervisor.
Disney's The Little Mermaid swims into theaters May 26, 2023. Get your tickets now!