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By Alyssa BrookNovember 14, 2019
We’ve heard a lot of great news about the upcoming “Little Mermaid” projects. We previously reported that Disney is gearing up to launch the live-action film starring Chole x Halle singer Halle Bailey, and now it’s just been revealed that a live musical event is set to go down with some of our favorite stars!
On Monday, ABC network announced the cast for the live concert and Queen Latifah will be playing Ursula! It was also shared that reggae legend Shaggy will be playing Sebastian. Additional cast announcements is expected to be made at a later date.
However, what we do know is that the musical event is set to air Nov. 5 as part of “The Wonderful World of Disney” franchise honoring the 30th anniversary of The Little Mermaid.”
In a statement, ABC said it will be a moment to “take viewers on a magical adventure under the sea as live musical performances by a star-studded cast will be interwoven into the broadcast of the original feature film,”
“This never-before-seen hybrid format will feature beautifully intricate sets and costumes, with music from the original animated film and the Tony Award-winning Broadway stage version,” the press release said.
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