From the cast to the release date, here's everything to know about Disney's live-action Little Mermaid movie starring Halle Bailey

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Miranda is teaming up with renowned composer Alan Menken, who wrote music for the original Little Mermaid film alongside the late Howard Ashman.

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Menken & Ashman's work on the 1989 animated film signaled a new Disney era called the Disney Renaissance as they went on lớn work on other Disney classics such as Beauty và the Beast and Aladdin.

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Will there be new songs in the live-action The Little Mermaid?

In addition lớn reimagining the original songs from the movie, Menken và Miranda are penning a handful of new songs for the film.

"We wrote three or four original tunes, replacing none of the ones you like. All of those are in," Miranda told Variety of the classic songs, including "Under the Sea" and "Part of Your World."

"There"s no bigger Little Mermaid fan than me," he added. "... But we found a couple of opportunities for some other music that I can"t wait khổng lồ see."

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When did the live-action The Little Mermaid start filming?

Filming was originally scheduled khổng lồ begin in London around April 2020, however, following production delays due lớn the COVID-19 pandemic, filming kicked off in early 2021 và eventually wrapped that July.

Bailey celebrated the over of filming with a photo of her in costume as Ariel. "And just like that..that"s a wrap ❤️after auditioning for this film when i was 18 just about khổng lồ turn 19 , khổng lồ now finishing filming through a pandemic when i turned 21 ..we have finally made it...