Halle Bailey Casted As Ariel In Disney’s Live Action-The Little Mermaid

The 19-year-old singer; Halle Bailey is set to be the character behind Ariel in Disney’s live-action- “The Little Mermaid”

The director of the project, Rob Marshall said;

“After an extensive search, it was abundantly clear that Halle possesses that rare combination of spirit, heart, youth, innocence, and substance – plus a glorious singing voice – all intrinsic qualities necessary to play this iconic role.”

The excited singer who is the second half of the duo; Chloe x Halle, expressed her joy on Twitter saying; “Dream come true”

Halle Bailey

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The choice of Halle as the Ariel is coming with a lot of praise and excitement from the black community as many are eager to see the live-action reimagining of the 1989 classic.

The production of The Little Mermaid is expected to begin in early 2020.

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