The live-action Little Mermaid movie could come sooner than thought.

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The movie's first trailer debuted yesterday at Disney's D23 Expo.

Ariel, the main character, will be played by Halle Bailey.

Prince Eric, the main character, will be played by Jonah Hauer-King.

Melissa McCarthy will play the villain, Ursula

King Triton and Queen Selina, who are Ariel's parents, will be played by Javier Bardem and Noma Dumezweni.

Art Malik will play Prince Eric's confidant Grimsby, who helps him choose a wife.

Lorena Andrea and Kajsa Mohammar will play Perla and Karina.

Voice actors will bring the original film's characters to life.

The film is scheduled for release on May 26, 2023