Disney’s Live Action LITTLE MERMAID Casts Jonah Hauer-King

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Disney’s live-action adaptions continue with the Little Mermaid casting Jonah Hauer-King.

The Little Mermaid cast includes Halle Bailey as Ariel, Melissa McCarthy as Ursula, Awkwafina as Scuttle and Jacob Tremblay as Flounder. Javier Bardem is circling as King Triton.

Harry Styles and Cameron Cuffe (Krypton) were also reportedly in the running for the role before Hauer-King won out.

The film is produced by Marshall, John DeLuca, Marc Platt and Lin-Manuel Miranda. The film will feature beloved songs from the animated classic by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman, as well as new songs by Menken (music) and Miranda (lyrics). 

Production on the film is rumoured to begin in April 2020.

SOURCE: Deadline.com