Studio Walt Disney chose 19-year-old black singer Holly Bailey for the role of the little Mermaid in a remake of the cartoon “the little Mermaid” in 1989. About it the Studio has announced on his Twitter, writing “National news”.
Bailey singer in the style of RnB, member of the band x Chloe Halle. To its credit, was nominated for a Grammy this year in the category “Best new artist”.
The little Mermaid for Bailey will be the first.
It is also known that the shooting will be attended by the star of the movie “the Room” Jacob Trembl, who got the role of a friend of the little Mermaid Flounder, and twice the nominee on “Oscar” Melissa McCarthy – she was offered the role as the sea witch Ursula.
Last fall, the Disney Studio has announced the premiere of the remake of “the lion King”. It was reported that a new retelling of the story can be viewed in the summer of 2019.