The Little Mermaid: Release date, cast, synopsis, teaser & more

The Little Mermaid is a live adaptation of the 1989 animated movie of the same name. The musical fantasy film follows the life of a mermaid and her desire to visit the world outside the sea.

Release date

The Little Mermaid will be released on 26 May, 2023 in theaters. The Disney+ release date is yet to be announced by the studio.

Cast and creators

  • Halle Bailey
  • Jonah Hauer-King
  • Javier Bardem
  • Melissa McCarthy
  • Daveed Diggs
  • Jacob Tremblay
  • Awkwafina

Directed by Rob Marshall


“A young mermaid makes a deal with a sea witch, to trade her beautiful voice for human legs so she can discover the world above water and impress a prince.”

Other details

Jodi Benson who voiced Ariel in The Little Mermaid (1989) confirmed she would be in the movie but hasn’t revealed any information regarding her role.


The magical world of Disney’s Little Mermaid is introduced with mermaids and magnificent sea creatures. Ariel looks outside the sea and expresses her longing to be a part of the outer world through a song. 

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