The movie is in casting mode with Halle Bailey as Ariel, Javier Bardem as King Triton and Melissa McCarthy as the villain, Ursula. Awkwafina and Jacob Tremblay are additionally on the resolution sheet.
For the original film, Menken will update his rating and develop a brand original song with lyrics from Lin-Manuel Miranda. Marc Platt, who labored with Marshall on Disney’s Mary Poppins Returns and govt produced the studio’s reside-circulate Aladdin remake, is producing Small Mermaid. Marshall and John DeLuca are additionally producers, as is Miranda.
Diggs will play Sebastian, the crab who’s Triton’s advisor. His predominant song is the characterize-stopping quantity, “Under the Sea.” Samuel E. Wright voiced the persona in the fresh movie.