Family’s video of young Black daughters reacting to ‘The Little Mermaid’ trailer goes viral
ATLANTA — Disney fans got their first look at “The Little Mermaid” live-action film, starring Halle Bailey as Ariel, after a teaser trailer shown at D23 Expo over the weekend. It’s the excitement from his girls that one Atlanta father, William Fleming, says fills his heart. “I’m a sucker for them reacting to anything, it can be the littlest of things,” he told WSB-TV. He appreciates Disney providing a real-life example that his daughters can accomplish anything they dream about. ADORABLE: It even got the attention of Ariel herself: Halle Bailey, who grew up in Atlanta with her sister Chlöe.wftv.com
Chloe x Halle, H.E.R part of Apple Music Juneteenth playlist
The artists and others have recorded songs honoring Juneteenth for Apple Music. Some artists recorded cover songs, while others composed new tracks for the exclusive "Juneteenth 2021 Freedom Songs" playlist, which launches Friday, June 4, 2021, on the streaming platform. (AP Photo) (Evan Agostini)NEW YORK — (AP) — Artists including Chloe x Halle, Black Thought of the Roots and H.E.R. have recorded songs honoring Juneteenth for Apple Music. Some artists recorded cover songs, while others composed new tracks for the exclusive "Juneteenth 2021 Freedom Songs" playlist, which launches Friday on the streaming platform.wftv.com
Harry Styles fans upset over 'Little Mermaid' reports
(CNN) - Harry Styles was never even announced for the role of Prince Eric in the live-action "The Little Mermaid," but that hasn't stopped people from mourning over reports that he has turned down the project. So much so, people on social media have been buzzing for weeks that it was practically a done deal. The Wrap reported that Styles had turned down the role and other outlets were soon to follow. "Right so going from 'harry styles confirmed to be prince eric' to 'anything is yet to be confirmed" all the way to 'harry styles has denied the role of prince eric' all in a matter of hours has been the worst form of heartbreak i have ever experienced," one person tweeted. Perhaps Styles, who received critical acclaim for his performance in the 2017 film "Dunkirk," will turn up in other films.
Melissa McCarthy hints she'll be Ursula in Disney's 'Little Mermaid'
Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images for ELLEHOLLYWOOD, Calif. - Melissa McCarthy is obviously interested in taking on the role of Ursula in Disney's live-action "Little Mermaid," winking at the camera when Jimmy Kimmel asked her if she'd be playing the part. The actress addressed the rumors during her Monday night appearance on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" after discussing her worst date ever and how her elderly father has started trapping squirrels in his car. "I read that you are going to be a part of the live-action remake of 'Little Mermaid,'" Kimmel asked. Her only worry was embarrassing her kids with her portrayal of the sea witch, who grants a mermaid (Ariel) a wish at great cost.
Terry Crews wants to play King Triton in 'Little Mermaid' remake
Joe Scarnici/Getty ImagesBURBANK, Calif. - "The Little Mermaid" casting games are already in full swing. "America's Got Talent" host Terry Crews tweeted a photoshopped pic of himself as King Triton, the ruler of the under the ocean kingdom Atlantica. !," Crews tweeted. "Hey, has @terrycrews been cast as King Triton in the new Little Mermaid yet?," writer Ben Bertoli tweeted days before Crews did. "I've said this from day one: please make Idris Elba King Triton.
Everyone thinks Halle Berry has been cast as 'The Little Mermaid'
When news broke that Halle Bailey had been cast as Ariel in the upcoming live-action version of Disney's "The Little Mermaid," the internet grew confused. HOLLYWOOD, Calif. - When news broke that Halle Bailey had been cast as Ariel in the upcoming live-action version of Disney's "The Little Mermaid," the internet grew confused. With quick glance at the name, and her stunning face, it appeared it was Halle Berry who had been cast in the role. Bailey, 19, forms half the R&B duo Chloe x Halle. It will be exciting to see her take on Ariel, who trades in her beautiful singing voice for human legs.
Halle Bailey cast as Ariel in Disney's live-action 'The Little Mermaid'
Halle Bailey, who is one half of the musical duo, "Chloe X Halle," has just been cast as Ariel in Disney's upcoming live-action movie of "The Little Mermaid." (CNN) - Halle Bailey will be belting out tunes under the sea very soon. The singer, who is one half of the musical duo, "Chloe X Halle," has just been cast as Ariel in Disney's upcoming live-action movie of "The Little Mermaid." Bailey took to Twitter to say it was a "dream come true." Melissa McCarthy has reportedly been cast as the villain, Ursula.