Monday, August 07, 2023

“The Little Mermaid” on Disney +

"The Little Mermaid" live-action musical fantasy feature, directed by Rob Marshall, adapting the 1989 animated feature, based on the 1837 fairy tale Hans Christian Andersen, stars Halle Bailey, Jonah Hauer-King, Daveed Diggs, Awkwafina, Jacob Tremblay, Noma Dumezweni, Javier Bardem and Melissa McCarthy,  streaming September 6, 2023 on Disney+:

"...'Ariel', the youngest daughter of the the 'Atlantica' ruler 'King Triton', is fascinated with the human world...

"...but mermaids are forbidden to explore it. 

"After saving 'Prince Eric' from a shipwreck and falling in love with him...

"...she becomes determined to be with him in the world above water. 

"These actions lead to a confrontation with her father and an encounter with the sea witch 'Ursula', making a deal with her to trade her beautiful voice for human legs so she can discover the world above water and impress Eric. 

"However, this ultimately places her life and her father’s crown in jeopardy..."

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