ANAHEIM, Calif. – “The Little Mermaid” is swimming and singing once more.
Disney unveiled the first teaser trailer for the live-action model of the 1989 animated movie, exhibiting Halle Bailey’s mermaid Ariel singing “A part of Your World,” at the Disney fan expo D23 on Friday. The remake is anticipated in theaters on Might 26, 2023.
The footage options Bailey singing underwater in full mermaid mode and introduced a loud ovation from the gang.
Director Rob Marshall known as Bailey’s efficiency “a tour de drive.”
“It’s the vary of what Halle brings, full and emotional and so joyous and fighter. You see all the perimeters of her,” Marshall mentioned.
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Marshall mentioned there can be 4 new songs within the film from the staff of Alan Menken and Lin-Manuel Miranda – the primary time the duo have collaborated collectively.
“And it is magical,” Marshall added.
‘Mufasa’: Disney shares a primary take a look at the live-action ‘Lion King’ prequel
“Moonlight” director Barry Jenkins revealed the primary take a look at “Mufasa: The Lion King” on the expo.
Within the authentic “Lion King,” Mufasa (voiced by James Earl Jones) is king of the Delight Lands, father of Simba, and mate of Sarabi.
The brand new live-action prequel to 2019’s “Lion King” is the “origin story of one of many biggest kings of the Delight Lands,” Jenkins mentioned. “That is the story of how Mufasa discovered his method into the Circle of Life.”
Jenkins confirmed temporary footage of younger Mufasa, an orphan, surviving a terrific flood and rising into an grownup. The movie hits theaters in 2024.
‘Disenchanted,’ Amy Adams’ ‘Enchanted’ sequel, will get a primary trailer
Amy Adams, Patrick Dempsey, James Marsden, Idina Menzel and Maya Rudolph appeared on the Disney stage to disclose particulars and a primary trailer for “Disenchanted,” the follow-up to 2007’s fairy-tale homage “Enchanted,” coming to Disney+ on Nov. 24.
Adams’ Gisele is now a mom of two, together with an toddler. Rudolph performs her display screen rival.
“It is not simple being imply to Amy Adams, however we had enjoyable being nasty to one another,” mentioned Rudolph from the stage.
Gal Gadot beloved getting evil in ‘Snow White’
Gal Gadot, who performs the Evil Queen, and “West Aspect Story” star Rachel Zegler, as Snow White, appeared at D23 to debate the live-action model of “Snow White” coming to theaters in 2024.
“Surprise Lady” star Gadot mentioned it was a thrill to modify sides and play one of the crucial iconic display screen villains of all time.
“I am used to taking part in the opposite finish. However getting underneath her pores and skin and entering into the footwear was so pleasant, I loved it a lot,” Gadot mentioned. “I used to be a lot in that character. And it was so not me. I beloved the actual fact I might go cuckoo and stretch myself.”
Zegler mentioned her Snow White is “positively made for the fashionable age” as she discovers “herself and her inside voice.”