The Little Mermaid Unveils New Poster and Announces Official Trailer Release Date

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The Little Mermaid Unveils New Poster and Announces Official Trailer Release Date
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Disney is recently bringing their classics to life in live-action movies and this time, it is Ariel's turn as she swims through the theaters in The Little Mermaid. A new poster for the upcoming film has just been released with an announcement of when the release date of the official trailer would be!


Over the years, Disney is banking on the classic stories as they bring those in live-action versions and next up is The Little Mermaid which will be arriving this year starring Halle Bailey as the titular character, Ariel, and Melissa McCarthy as Ursula.

A new poster for The Little Mermaid has been released by the official Twitter account of the upcoming movie and with it comes the announcement when everyone could expect the official trailer of the film -- it will be coming out during the Oscars!

In the tweet, the official The Little Mermaid Twitter account teases, "Check out the new poster for Disney's #TheLittleMermaid and see the official trailer debut during the #Oscars this Sunday on ABC!"


It is followed by this tweet, "This Sunday, don't miss the world premiere of the all-new trailer for #TheLittleMermaid during the #Oscars at 8e/5p on ABC!"

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Looking at the new poster of The Little Mermaid, it pays homage to the poster of the 1989 animated movie of the same title where Ariel is seen sitting on a rock in the middle of an ocean while her face is pointed towards the sky. It also has the same feel as that of the cover of the book where the story is based on.

As for the official trailer of The Little Mermaid, it is scheduled for release during one of the biggest events in Hollywood, the Oscars, and it is expected to show more of what to expect in the live-action adaptation of the story of Ariel and how she followed her heart on land.

The Little Mermaid stars Halle Bailey as Ariel with Melissa McCarthy as Ursula, Jonah Hauer-King as Prince Eric, Daveed Diggs as Sebastian, Awkwafina as Scuttle, Jacob Tremblay as Flounder, and Javier Bardem as King Triton.

The Little Mermaid official trailer will be unveiled on March 12, 2023. The movie will be releasing in theaters on May 26, 2023.