The Little Mermaid Live Action Cast - Halle Bailey, Jonah Hauer-King

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  • Published: 30 November 2019
  • Disney's The Little Mermaid Live Action today! Beyond The Trailer's reaction & breakdown of the cast! Halle Bailey! Jonah Hauer-King!
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    The Little Mermaid Live Action today! Beyond The Trailer host Grace Randolph's reaction and breakdown of the cast for Disney, Lin Manuel Miranda and Rob Marshall! Halle Bailey as Ariel, Jonah Hauer-King as Prince Eric, Melissa McCarthy as Ursula, Daveed Diggs as Sebastian, Jacob Tremblay as Flounder, Awkwafina as Scuttle and Javier Bardem as King Triton! Share your own reaction to the cast of Disney's live action The Little Mermaid before you see the full movie! And be sure to make Beyond The Trailer your first stop for movie and entertainment news here on YouTube today!

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  • Isabel Herrera
    Isabel Herrera  24 hours back

    This movie is going to be a fairule

    • königs blau
      königs blau  24 hours back

      It could be that her father is white and her mother black but i agree on all your opinions

      • Saniel Myst
        Saniel Myst  6 days back

        Ariel will be great...the fact that her father is white actually firs more with the script of her being adventurous trying to find herself etc etc

        • Saniel Myst
          Saniel Myst  6 days back

          Great cast

          • Loki Lyesmyth
            Loki Lyesmyth  2 weeks back

            More black washing.

            • Mutsor Tima
              Mutsor Tima  2 weeks back

              This film is set to shoot in British Columbia, Canadia sometime this year, namely the Bridge Studios in Burnaby and the Gulf Islands including Salt Spring, Mayne, Galiano, Saturna and Pender Islands.

              • Jamie M
                Jamie M  2 weeks back

                I thought that they could cast a drag queen as Ursula

                • The girl Mini
                  The girl Mini  3 weeks back

                  HALLE IS A QUEENNNNN!!

                  • Dean Garda
                    Dean Garda  3 weeks back

                    Norse mythology don't have black people in it

                    • killerpuppy56
                      killerpuppy56  4 weeks back

                      Even us Caribbeans can be white and i know im one

                      • sito santana
                        sito santana  1 months back

                        why black???? Latino ... (CUBA/D.REPUBLIC/PUERTO RICO)

                        • The Gaming Bro’s
                          The Gaming Bro’s  1 months back

                          I love your videos but can you please tell me if they’re making another Beverly Hills Chihuahua 4

                          • Sorn Ratana
                            Sorn Ratana  1 months back

                            The Caribbean eh? Where is Atlantis supposed to be then?

                            • Francisca Barra
                              Francisca Barra  1 months back

                              I THINK THE SAME😔👊

                              • ashley petty
                                ashley petty  1 months back

                                I see your concerns Grace and agree with most of them .. but I think I have an idea of what Disney is trying to do .. I think they are trying to recreate the vibe that the Cinderella with Brandy and Whitney Houston did ... with almost every role a different ethnicity and none of them really making any since ... to this day to me ( in my humble personal opinion) I think that’s one of the best live action fairytale musical adaptation around... though I would have liked some more cohesive casting I think it might shock us

                                • PrimitiveFilmGroup
                                  PrimitiveFilmGroup  1 months back

                                  Hope it bombs

                                  • eric erstad
                                    eric erstad  1 months back

                                    i think terry crews should be Sebastian if you remember him in blended

                                    • Jon- Atron
                                      Jon- Atron  1 months back

                                      Weird father choice

                                      • Hayitschloe Forever
                                        Hayitschloe Forever  2 months back

                                        Wow. I'm really not watching the little mermaid... this is not what i saw happening

                                        • mymarsbars1
                                          mymarsbars1  2 months back

                                          The rock should have been her dad 😂

                                          • Reke Van
                                            Reke Van  2 months back

                                            Sebastian is Caribbean, why couldnt they get someone who is from the Caribbean???

                                            • Jacob Kemezys
                                              Jacob Kemezys  2 months back

                                              Grace, in that scene in the live TV performance the main idea was to think that we’re hearing Ariel’s thoughts still longing for Eric love since she cannot say anything. I’m thinking they were also do the same when the live action theatrical version with Halle Bailey for one of the new songs of film.

                                              • Shania Croney
                                                Shania Croney  2 months back

                                                God let's just call a spade a spade. Had the lead been white with dyed red hair. Most of the casting would be a problem.

                                                • PureChaos
                                                  PureChaos  2 months back

                                                  Bad casting. I feel like it's so obvious that the majority of the cast should be black. With Halle Bailey's casting being so controversial, she needs black audience support. They shouldve done majority black leads (Ursula, Eric and Triton) and diverse supporting characters. I think that wouldve brought more excitement for the people who liked ariels casting and for the black audience. That's not to say black audiences won't show up regardless or that they're even required to show up. But I still think this was a missed opportunity.

                                                  • TheSeeker
                                                    TheSeeker  2 months back

                                                    Anybody that starts their review with “Lin Manuel Miranda is sh*t” gets an immediate thumbs up from me!!
                                                    👍🏾👍🏾👍🏾👍🏾👍🏾👍🏾👍🏾👍🏾👍🏾👍🏾👍🏾👍🏾👍🏾

                                                    • longtimestuklat
                                                      longtimestuklat  2 months back

                                                      Except the animated version doesn't make it clear it's set in the Caribbean. The underwater stuff implies that, but when she meets Eric and he takes her to see the sights it definitely looks like they're either in Spain or Italy, and assuming mermaids can't swim at light speed, I'm going to assume the waters she lives in are off the coast of Spain or Italy as well. Disney doesn't say. Maybe it's just a made up world? I don't care that Disney wanted a black girl as Ariel, I actually think Halle Bailey is adorable and she defintely has the Disney princess look, but trying to play it off as fixing the "cultural appropriation" of the original is stupid.

                                                      • O Nadi Ko 007
                                                        O Nadi Ko 007  2 months back

                                                        I'm just gonna pray that God amplify all their acting skills so it keeps people happy

                                                        • O Nadi Ko 007
                                                          O Nadi Ko 007  2 months back

                                                          Either way, I'd still watch it COS ITS DISNEY

                                                          • bobbleheadedsam
                                                            bobbleheadedsam  2 months back

                                                            There are non-black Caribbean’s and the blacks that live there are not native so your point is invalid. Furthermore, and this might be unfair, but I feel like you would still defend her casting even if you didn’t feel like the movie was set in the Caribbean (which the ACTUAL FILMMAKERS confirm that it’s not), so why don’t you just be honest and stop using the location as a shield. It would make me respect you more.

                                                            • C.M. H.
                                                              C.M. H.  2 months back

                                                              I'm curious how they'll design the animal side characters. I mean, how do you realistically render a crab and a fish while making them cute and emotive?

                                                              • carrythatweight
                                                                carrythatweight  2 months back

                                                                They made the only black dude a Crab lmao he better not ever see a bucket

                                                                • Flower Child
                                                                  Flower Child  2 months back

                                                                  Ursula should’ve been played by a drag queen.

                                                                  • carrythatweight
                                                                    carrythatweight  2 months back

                                                                    First they thought they would get a more black crowd in by making the little mermaid black, now prepare for the boycotts because her love interest is white lol

                                                                    • Toy toy
                                                                      Toy toy  2 months back

                                                                      Good review

                                                                      • Dragon Rex
                                                                        Dragon Rex  2 months back

                                                                        Dove Cameron should have played Ariel.

                                                                        • hurricane tortilla
                                                                          hurricane tortilla  2 months back

                                                                          I’m mad at this movie. Disney is trying to stuff random misplaced diversity down our throats with this movie and lady and the tramp (2019).

                                                                          • Steele Staley
                                                                            Steele Staley  2 months back

                                                                            i dont care about this movie, thats a failure on their part

                                                                            • dr rd
                                                                              dr rd  2 months back

                                                                              You do know native carribbeans are NOT Black!!!
                                                                              They are Native Americans!!!
                                                                              It would make no sense to have a Native Mermaid to the carribbean be Black!
                                                                              Why not native American? Isn't implying Black people are native to the carribbean cultural appropriation because it is not true!

                                                                              • kitten-senpai chon
                                                                                kitten-senpai chon  2 months back

                                                                                Let a " WHITE" girl play the princess from the movie "Princess and the Frog"by Disney people would be shiting their pants screw this movie there goes Disney trying to always not to offend people so people don't 😭😭😭 saying nothing's equal

                                                                                • T'challas Main curse is icee

                                                                                  ooooo ohhhhhh
                                                                                  daddy ain't light skin
                                                                                  its gonna be happy

                                                                                  • Tony Turner
                                                                                    Tony Turner  2 months back

                                                                                    MoNique would have been good for Ursula too but I feel like she has burned too many bridges in Hollywood

                                                                                    • Kevin Miller
                                                                                      Kevin Miller  2 months back

                                                                                      I was against the entire movie when I misread Halle Bailey for Halle Berry (who I hate), ...but this entire movie is dead in the water for me. I hope Disney comes up with some new ideas soon and stops with this live-action crap.

                                                                                      • Dung Nguyen
                                                                                        Dung Nguyen  2 months back

                                                                                        I literally do not understand the hype around Miranda. I thought the music for Moana (which everyone hyped that he had a hand in) was mediocre at best. Other than Hamilton, he's a bit of a miss. Remember Godspell? Or In the Heights? Yeah neither do most people in the musical theatre world.

                                                                                        • Kalissia Amarelo
                                                                                          Kalissia Amarelo  2 months back

                                                                                          I feel like there trying to do what they did in Cinderella with brandy and Whoopi. It was very very diverse.

                                                                                          • Stark
                                                                                            Stark  2 months back

                                                                                            What about chef louie

                                                                                            • Lawrence McCue
                                                                                              Lawrence McCue  2 months back

                                                                                              Disney live action trash.

                                                                                              • randy andy
                                                                                                randy andy  2 months back

                                                                                                A black drag queen Ursula would’ve been great and not a black Arielle

                                                                                                • littlefox
                                                                                                  littlefox  2 months back

                                                                                                  I feel the role of ursala should have gone with Lana Parrilla