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    The Full Cast Of "The Little Mermaid" Has Been Announced And It Looks Too Good To Be True

    From "Under the Sea" to a screen near you!

    Earlier this month, Disney announced a ton of updates about their upcoming projects, ranging from new Marvel series to Chris Evans voicing Buzz Lightyear in a new Pixar movie.

    With so many projects headed our way and all the excitement surrounding them, you might've missed one of their biggest announcements: The Little Mermaid live-action film has been fully cast!

    Here's a look at the original animated characters and the actors who will play them:

    Halle Bailey as Ariel

    A still of Ariel from "The Little Mermaid" and a photo of Halle Bailey

    Jonah Hauer-King as Prince Eric

    A still of Prince Eric from "The Little Mermaid" and a photo of Jonah Hauer-King

    Melissa McCarthy as Ursula

    A still of Ursula from "The Little Mermaid" and a photo of Melissa McCarthy

    Daveed Diggs as Sebastian

    A still of Sebastian from "The Little Mermaid" and a photo of Daveed Diggs

    Jacob Tremblay as Flounder

    A still of Flounder from "The Little Mermaid" and a photo of Jacob Tremblay

    Awkwafina as Scuttle

    A still of Scuttle from "The Little Mermaid" and a photo of Awkwafina

    Javier Bardem as King Triton

    A still of King Triton from "The Little Mermaid" and a photo of Javier Bardem

    I don't know about you, but this cast looks incredible!

    And as a cherry on top of this theatrical cake, the soundtrack will feature new songs from Lin-Manuel Miranda and Alan Menken, as well as songs from the animated original.

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    There isn't an official release date just yet, but the Rob Marshall–directed film is supposed to start shooting in January 2021.