Disney’s upcoming live-action remake of “The Little Mermaid” is getting some early critical buzz, with many saying it could be the studio’s best remake yet. The beloved characters from the 1989 animated film have been brought to life by a talented cast that includes Halle Bailey, Melissa McCarthy, Javier Bardem, Noma Dumezweni, Daveed Diggs, Jacob Tremblay, and Awkwafina.
Fans are particularly excited about Bailey’s portrayal of Ariel, with some describing her performance as “pure magic.” Many believe Bailey was born to play the iconic role of the curious and adventurous mermaid. Despite the overwhelmingly positive comments, one reviewer did note some issues with the film’s CGI effects, but overall, the film is receiving high praise.
It’s heartening to see such excitement and anticipation for a beloved classic being brought back to life in a new way. The positive reactions are a testament to the enduring appeal of the original story and characters, and to the talents of the cast and crew who have worked hard to make this new version a success. For many, “The Little Mermaid” is a timeless tale that continues to capture the imagination and inspire generations of fans.