The Little Mermaid is an upcoming American live-action film which will be distributed by Walt Disney Pictures. It is an adaptation of the 1989 Walt Disney Animation Studios feature film, The Little Mermaid. Lin-Manuel Miranda and Marc Platt will produce the film. Lindsay Lohan is currently offering to play the role of Ariel, claiming "I will sing again" on her Instagram page. 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.