Footage from the filming of the new version of “The Little Mermaid”, in which the main role is played by the black actress Holly Bailey, has appeared on the network. The filming process has recently begun in Italy. It is expected that the plot of the project will, in general terms, be similar to the original, although the creators may implement some regular “fresh rethinking”.
Judging by the pictures, the authors are filming the scene after Ariel’s desire to become a human has already been fulfilled.
BREAKING: New photos of Halle Bailey as Ariel in Disney’s 'THE LITTLE MERMAID'
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I'm so ready for Halle Bailey as Ariel. The Little Mermaid is the only live action Disney remake I'm looking forward to. Her voice is perfect for this role pic.twitter.com/XGzWL3PUym
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The film is directed by Rob Marshall, author of Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, and will also star Melissa McCarthy, Javier Bardem and Jonah Hauer-King. The release is scheduled for 2022 .