October 2019

ABC Reveals First Look at ‘The Little Mermaid Live!’

ABC recently released the first teaser trailer for their upcoming live performance of ‘The Little Mermaid.’ Auli’i Cravalho will star as Ariel, Queen Latifah as Ursula, Shaggy as Sebastian, John Stamos as Chef Louis and Graham Phillips as Prince Eric. The roles of King Triton and Flounder have yet to be confirmed. According to ABC, the live special will feature a mix of live-action, puppetry and scenes from the original animation. ABC, via statement ABC’s president of entertainment, Karey Burke, said it will be “unlike anything that any network has done before in terms of live-action musical.” ‘The Little Mermaid Live!’ is set to air on November 5 as part of Disney’s 30th anniversary celebration of the original film.