Since the interpretation of halle bailey like ‘The Little Mermaid’, the racist comments about the actress did not wait, causing social networks to divide. But fortunately the young woman has had help not to be affected by the hatred that she has received through the RRSS.
We must remember that the young interpreter became known by making several versions of Beyonce With her sister, far from her thoughts was that it was the artist herself who hired her for her record company, Parkwood Entertainment.
But that’s not all, in addition, it was the singer of ‘Single Lady’ herself who gave her the mental strength so that the young woman could resist the racist attacks that have even reached the point of threatening her with death.
“When chloe and I signed for Parkwood, Beyonce He told us ‘I never read my comments. Never read the comments. “Honestly, when the trailer for ‘The Little Mermaid’ was released, she was very happy at D23. I didn’t see any negativity,” said the also singer.
As Espin Of indicates on its website, the attacks on her began as soon as her role was confirmed with the hashtag #NotMyAriel, and continue to this day. “As a black person, you just expect it, it’s not a shock anymore,” she tells The Face.
“I hope that people like my versions of the characters from ‘The Little Mermaid’ and ‘The Color Purple’. But at the same time, I will respect it if it is not like that,” adds the protagonist of the film, who plans to go out to the light on May 26, 2023.
What is known about the adaptation of ‘The Little Mermaid’
Ever since Disney knew that live action remakes would be their new profitability at the box office, they have not stopped squeezing them. In fact, ‘The Lion King’ and ‘Beauty and the Beast’ are in the top 15 of the studio’s highest-grossing films, according to the aforementioned web media.
Now it is the turn of ‘The Little Mermaid’, starring halle bailey. The synopsis of this story is not far from the cartoon we already know released in 1989.
The film will be a musical -including songs from the original and new songs- and it is hoped that it will take the version of Ron Clements and John Musker and not so much the tale of Hans Christian Andersen (which differ quite a bit, starting with the end of the story, in which Ariel died because she couldn’t make the prince fall in love).
As for the cast, the film has well-known celebrities in addition to its protagonist. Bailey will be joined by Melissa McCarthy like Ursula and Javier Bardem Like King Triton. In addition, Jonah Hauer King (‘One more of the family’) will be Prince Eric, Jacob Trembley (‘Wonder’) will voice Flounder, Awkwafina (‘Shang Chi’) will be Scuttle and daveed diggs (‘Hamilton’) will be Sebastian.
In the film also participate Noma Dumezweni, Jessica Alexander, Jude Akuwudike, Kajsa Mohammar and Lorraine Andrea.
On the other hand, the direction is in charge of Rob Marshall (‘Mary Poppins Returns’, ‘Chicago’) and the script remains in the hands of jane goldman (‘X-Men: First Class’) and David Magee (‘The life of Pi’).