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.
- 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 want to 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.