After making waves in theatres, The Little Mermaid is coming to Disney+ on September 6th, 2023.
Announced via a post on X (formerly called Twitter), Disney shared the news. “All the wonder, magic, and FUN of Disney’s The Little Mermaid is coming,” the social post reads. Following its theatrical run, viewers can soon watch the live-action remake of one of Disney’s most beloved animated films.
— Disney (@Disney) August 7, 2023
The Little Mermaid released in theatres on May 26th. Starring Halle Bailey as Ariel, the film is a faithful remake of the 1989 animated movie. Alongside Bailey, the movie features a cast consisting of Jonah Hauler-King, Daveed Diggs, Awkwafina, Jacob Tremblay, Javier Bardem, and Melissa McCarthy. This movie is directed by Rob Marshall.
The Little Mermaid has earned $297.1 million USD (around $397 million CAD) at the North American box office and grossed $564.3 million USD (roughly $754.2 million CAD) globally.
The Little Mermaid is the latest live-action remake of classic Disney films. It joins the catalogue on Disney+ alongside Aladdin, Beauty and the Beast, Mulan and The Lion King. Disney+ costs $11.99/month in Canada.
Image credit: Disney