Disney’s live-action version of “The Little Mermaid” has been hotly debated by netizens since the announcement of its female lead. Earlier rumors that singer Harry Styles would play the lead actor “Prince Eric” later responded that he would not play. According to foreign media reports recently, officials have confirmed that new actor Jonah Hall-King plays the hero Of the Prince Eric. Jonah Hall-King has appeared in “a dog’s way home,” “Little Woman” and “Howard’s End.”
Animated “The Little Mermaid”
Disney’s live-action “The Little Mermaid” is adapted from Disney’s classic animation of the same name, with Halle Bailey as the heroine of The Mermaid Ariel, Javier Bardem (Pirates of the Caribbean 5) as Heril’s father, King Triton, Melissa McCarthy (“Spy”) as the villain Ursula, and Jacob Tremblay (“Pirates” “Miracle Boy” and “Room” and Okafina (“Golden Edge” “Breaking the Sky: Beauty”) play Ariel’s best friend Flounder and seagull Scuttle. David Diggs (“Hamilton” “Miracle Boy”) talks to play Red Crab Sebastian.
“The Little Mermaid,” directed by Rob Marshall (Chicago’s Geisha Memoirs, “Into the Woods”), is expected to shoot in early 2020.