Disney is taking The Little Mermaid followers underneath the ocean for a primary glimpse at Melissa McCarthy’s Ursula in its live-action remake.
In a 30-second teaser trailer of the movie that dropped Wednesday, star Halle Bailey is seen performing her rendition of “A part of Your World,” as she twirls by way of underwater reefs and peeks out from behind ship wreckage.
However maybe the trailer’s greatest second — outdoors of a glimpse of Bailey and co-star Jonah Hauer-King’s Prince Eric’s close to kiss on a ship — is its tease of McCarthy because the story’s beloved villain, Ursula. Towards the tip of the 30-second spot, McCarthy’s shiny eyes may be seen peeking out from behind a tentacle because the actress delivers her rendition of the character’s iconic snort.
The reimagining of the animated 1989 Disney hit is directed by Rob Marshall, with a screenplay by Jane Goldman and David Magee from a narrative by Marshall. Additionally starring is Javier Bardem as King Triton, and the voices of Awkwafina as Scuttle, Jacob Tremblay as Flounder and Daveed Diggs as Sebastian. Different notable names connected to the solid embrace Lin-Manuel Miranda and Simone Ashley.
Disney favourite and Broadway legend Miranda has teamed with the unique animated movie’s composer, Alan Menken, on the music. Miranda, Marshall, Russell Allen, John DeLuca, Marc Platt and Michael Zimmer function producers alongside Allison Erlikhman, who’s an govt producer.
The movie was beforehand teased as a part of a D23 presentation in September alongside Barry Jenkins’ Lion King prequel Mufasa and the Rachel Zegler-led Snow White. That tease additionally featured a take a look at Bailey’s efficiency of the traditional “A part of Your World,” with the actress and singer sharing that filming the sequence “was essentially the most stunning expertise of my life.”
The Little Mermaid releases in theaters Might 26.