And that’s a wrap! Halle Bailey celebrated the end of her filming Disney’s new live-action version of The Little Mermaid by sharing a beautiful photo of her dressed as Ariel.
In the picture, the “Do It” singer laid calmly in the ocean as the sun set in the background.
In the caption, Bailey noted that she filmed The Little Mermaid during the coronavirus pandemic and that made her love the film even more.
“I feel so grateful to have experienced this film in all of its glory,” she said.
“It has been the toughest experience being away from everything and everyone I’ve ever known, to feeling self-doubt/loneliness, but also feeling such freedom and perseverance as I’ve reached the end,” Bailey continued.
“This experience has made me so much stronger than I ever thought I could be. I’m so grateful to have such lovely and talented people in the cast.”
After auditioning for the lead at 18 and finishing the movie at 21, Bailey said she’s happy that she and her costars “have finally made it.”
The movie stars Awkwafina as Scuttle, Melissa McCarthy as Ursula, Javier Bardem as King Triton, Jacob Tremblay as Flounder, and Daveed Diggs as Sebastian.
Bailey’s Grown-ish costar Yara Shahidi commented, “Congrats, Halle” with three red-heart emojis, and Halle's sister Chloe Bailey said, “SO PROUD OF YOU!!!!! Now come back home to me!!!!!" LOL
Like Halle, I “cannot wait for time to speed up” so that I can watch the movie. From what I’ve seen so far, it looks great!
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