Halle Bailey Singing In 'The Little Mermaid', Disney Shares The First Look

Disney unveiled the first teaser trailer, a remake of the 1989 animated film which shows Halle Bailey's mermaid singing on Friday.

'The Little Mermaid' movie is expected in theaters on May 26, 2023.

The teaser features Bailey singing underwater in full mermaid mode bringing excitement to the crowd.

The movie is directed by Rob Marshall who called Bailey's work "a tour de force."

"It’s the range of what Halle brings, full and emotional and so joyous and fighter. You see all the sides of her," Marshall said. 

The director also mentioned the four new songs of the movie from the team of Alan Menken and Lin-Manuel Miranda. This will be the first time this duo has collaborated and the result is magical.