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The Little Mermaid is an upcoming American live-action film which will be distributed by Walt Disney Pictures. It is a remake of the 1989 Walt Disney Animation Studios feature film, The Little Mermaid, loosely based on the fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen. Lin-Manuel Miranda and Marc Platt will produce the film. In addition to supervising the story, Miranda will be teaming up with composer Alan Menken to re-work songs from the original and the two will also be composing new songs for the film.
- This is the fourth collaboration between Rob Marshall and Disney after Marshall previously directed Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, Into the Woods and Mary Poppins Returns.
- During an interview of the live-action version of Beauty and the Beast, Audra McDonald said "If they made a live-action Little Mermaid, , I'd be Ursula. That would be a fun role to play. I would love that. If there's a hat, I'll catapult my name into it however I possibly can.", becoming a possible candidate for the role of the villain.
- Lindsay Lohan is currently offering to play the role of Ariel, claiming "I will sing again" on her Instagram page.