Melissa McCarthy recently captivated the CinemaCon crowd with a preview of her musical number “Poor Unfortunate Souls” from the upcoming live-action adaptation of Disney’s “The Little Mermaid.” McCarthy, who plays the iconic villain Ursula, expressed her excitement for portraying such a “dishy, conniving broad.” The live-action film, set to hit theaters on May 26th, offers a more stylishly sinister take on Ursula, with a bold and gravelly voice that distinguishes her from the 1989 animated version.
What is Melissa McCarthy’s role in the live-action “The Little Mermaid”?
Melissa McCarthy stars as the villainous Ursula in Disney’s upcoming live-action adaptation of “The Little Mermaid.”
How does McCarthy’s portrayal of Ursula differ from the original animated version?
McCarthy’s Ursula is bold, brassy, and features a more gravelly voice, making her portrayal more stylishly sinister than the 1989 animated version.
Who plays Ariel in the live-action “The Little Mermaid”?
Halle Bailey portrays Ariel in the live-action adaptation of “The Little Mermaid.”
What is the release date for the live-action “The Little Mermaid”?
The live-action “The Little Mermaid” is set to be released in theaters on May 26th.
What other Disney project was announced at CinemaCon?
During the Disney presentation at CinemaCon, it was announced that Chris Pine would join the cast of the upcoming animated musical “Wish,” set for release on November 22nd. Pine will play King Magnifico, the ruler of a magical kingdom where wishes come true.