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Network Gives Opponents of 'Ariel' Casting an Earful

Halle Bailey to play the role in live-action The Little Mermaid

(Newser) - When Freeform announced its choice to play "Ariel" in its upcoming live-action remake of The Little Mermaid, much of the response was positive. Halle Bailey is a singer, half of a duo with her sister, Chloe x Halle. She already stars in the cable network's series Grown-ish. But... More »

This Is Disney's New Little Mermaid

'Dream come true,' says Halle Bailey

(Newser) - Disney is working on yet another live-action remake of an animated classic—and it has now chosen its Ariel. R&B singer Halle Bailey will star in the remake of The Little Mermaid, which is being directed by Rob Marshall, Vanity Fair reports. The 19-year-old sings with her sister Chloe... More »

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