It’s Here! First Look at Halle Bailey as Ariel in ‘The Little Mermaid’ [WATCH]

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Disney’s D23 Expo has been going on all weekend long; revealing upcoming projects, details, and trailers to new films and television shows. One of the most talked about trailers is the upcoming live-action film The Little Mermaid. Since the news broke that Halle Bailey from the group Chloe & Halle would be portraying Ariel, social media went on a frenzy…well some did. Some were upset with the casting because, well, the fictional animated character is white and Halle Bailey is not.

In the new teaser trailer we get a first look at Bailey as Ariel and even a glimpse of the beautiful cinematography that takes place for this film. The almost minute in a half trailer also shows Ariel singing ‘Part of Your World’ flawlessly. Check it out!

The Little Mermaid will hit theaters May 26, 2023.