The Little Mermaid (2023) cast: Who stars in the Disney movie?

Halle Bailey as Ariel in Disney's live-action THE LITTLE MERMAID. Photo courtesy of Disney. © 2023 Disney Enterprises, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Halle Bailey as Ariel in Disney's live-action THE LITTLE MERMAID. Photo courtesy of Disney. © 2023 Disney Enterprises, Inc. All Rights Reserved. /
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Halle Bailey’s Ariel is set to dazzle in the live-action The Little Mermaid, which premieres Friday, March 26. The anticipated film, which will see the animated classic brought to life in a colorful fantasy adventure, follows the story that fans have adored since 1989. However, it’s also been updated for the modern age with more focus on Ariel’s desire to explore the world above outside of her attraction and affinity for Prince Eric.

Audiences should be prepared for raucous fun as well as story elements involving understanding one’s self, differences, and their place in the world. Also expect laughter as Ariel’s friends–Flounder, Sebastian, and Scuttle–try to help her throughout the movie and thwart Ursula’s efforts to bring Ariel under her control.

The Little Mermaid has long been a story about a young woman’s mission to see a world beyond her own and to have a life outside of the one she was born into despite how her father, King Triton, may feel about it. Who’s a part of the live-action cast besides Bailey? Here’s what we know!

The Little Mermaid cast (2023)

  • Halle Bailey as Ariel
  • Daveed Diggs as the voice of Sebastian
  • Jacob Tremblay as the voice of Flounder
  • Awkwafina as the voice of Scuttle
  • Jonah Hauer-King as Prince Eric
  • Art Malik as Sir Grimsby
  • Noma Dumezweni as Queen Selina
  • Javier Bardem as King Triton
  • Melissa McCarthy as Ursula
  • Jessica Alexander as Vanessa
  • Lorena Andrea as Perla
  • Simone Ashley as Indira
  • Kajsa Mohammar as Karina
  • Nathalie Sorrell as Caspia
  • Karolina Conchet as Mala
  • Sienna King as Tamika

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Stay tuned to Hidden Remote for more The Little Mermaid news and coverage! We’ll keep you posted on when the movie will head to Disney+. For information on the lyric changes to “Kiss the Girl,” click here. For the changes to “Poor Unfortunate Souls,” click here.