When Does Disney’s Live-Action The Little Mermaid  Come Out? Answered

Disney's Live-Action The Little Mermaid has a release date.

The Little Mermaid holds a special place in many people’s hearts, as the whimsical tale about a Mermaid finding out what it means to be human made for such a captivated animated movie. A few decades later, Disney hopes to strike gold again, but this time in live-action. Here is everything you need to know about when the live-action The Little Mermaid movie comes out.

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The Little Mermaid Live-Action Release Date

Disney’s The Little Mermaid is coming to theaters May 26, 2023. The film stars singer and actress Halle Bailey as Ariel and will be directed by Oscar nominee Rob Marshall (“Chicago,” “Mary Poppins Returns”).

The plot synopsis for the film can be seen right down below.

“The Little Mermaid” is the beloved story of Ariel, a beautiful and spirited young mermaid with a thirst for adventure. The youngest of King Triton’s daughters, and the most defiant, Ariel longs to find out more about the world beyond the sea, and while visiting the surface, falls for the dashing Prince Eric.

While mermaids are forbidden to interact with humans, Ariel must follow her heart. She makes a deal with the evil sea witch, Ursula, which gives her a chance to experience life on land, but ultimately places her life – and her father’s crown – in jeopardy.

And that’s everything you need to know about when Disney’s live-action The Little Mermaid comes out. For more info on the movie and the D23 event as a whole, be sure to check back to Twinfinite for updates.

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Andrew McMahon
Andrew was Twinfinite's Features Editor from 2020 through until March 2023 and wrote for the site from 2018. He has wandered around with a Bachelor's Degree in Communications sitting in his back pocket for a while now, all the while wondering what he is going to do for a career. Luckily, video games have always been there, especially as his writing career progresses.