The world of Disney is under fire as Disney fans react calling it “unrealistic”
For those who don’t know, the role of Ariel has finally been given to Halle Bailey. Who is she you say? Bailey is known for being famous singer part of theR&B duo Chloe X Halle. She is also knownfor her onscreen role in Queen Latifah comedy Last Holiday. But everything wont be the same anymore after she has scored the role of princess of the sea, Ariel, which is believed to be the most covetted role in Hollywood.
Here are some of the spiralling reactions from the Internet about Halle being casted:
When I was younger, I loved The Little Mermaid because Ariel had hair like mine. That was important to me, people were mean. And now, a different group of kids are getting a Little Mermaid that looks like them. Representation is really important to kids. — Hannah (@HannahPalframan) July 4, 2019
Halle Berry as the sea witch in human form maybe. But not the Ariel character at this age. — Good Guy, No Bodies in the Basement, Congenial (@XRobsPunchinBag) July 3, 2019
— Hannah (@HannahPalframan) July 4, 2019 If you’re complaining about Halle Bailey being the Little Mermaid cuz she’s not white with red hair you are stupid. You literally are. And I feel sorry for you. Cuz it’s not even your fault. You’re just stupid. — King Krave
Well we don’t care about it pretty much, I am sure the casting team have a good reason for this. We are excited to hear about more news for the Disney’s little mermaid. Pre production is set to begin for the movie as of July 4, 2019. We will bring more news once we have them. Here are some Movie trivia for you fan boys!
A live action feature adaptation of Hans Christian Anderson’s classic tale. Hamilton‘s Lin-Manuel Miranda with iconic songwriter Alan Menken will write the songs together (Deadline, 8/16/16). Being orchestrated as a mix of pre-existing songs from the 1989 Disney animated classic movie (Deadline, 8/16/16). This is singer-actress Halle Bailey’s first leading role (7/3/19). She’s part of the R&B duo Chloe x Halle and had a supporting role on Freeform’s Grown-ish. “After an extensive search, it was abundantly clear that Halle [Bailey] possesses that rare combination of spirit, heart, youth, innocence and substance — plus a glorious singing voice — all intrinsic qualities necessary to play this iconic role,” explained Rob Marshall in a statement (7/3/19).