Singer Halle Bailey has bagged a role in the Disney’s remake of The Little Mermaid. She will be seen playing the role of Ariel. The Walt Disney Studios took to Twitter to announce Halle’s casting in the movie – “Halle Bailey has been cast in the upcoming live-action reimagining of The Little Mermaid.” Rob Marshall will be directing the remake of this Disney classic.
Initially, it was rumoured that Zendaya will be playing the role of Ariel. But once the official announcement was made, she congratulated Halle on bagging the role. She tweeted – “Yes!! Here for this.” And shared a link of a news article about the casting of the movie.
Halle Bailey expressed her happiness of bagging the lead role in the movie via her social media account and said – “Dream come true.” - IANS