Actress Jessica Alexander joins Disney‘s live-action film” The Little Mermaid.”. Deadline confirmed this casting. Jessica Alexander joins Halle Bailey, Melissa McCarthy and Javier Bardem in this Disney’s upcoming project. Oscar-nominated screenwriter David Magee is hire to write the script. ” The Little Mermaid” film will be directed by Rob Marshall, Who has also directed the film Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides for Disney Studio. According to Deadline, Jessica Alexander is the newest cast for the ” The Little Mermaid”, although her role in the film is not yet known. ‘The Little Mermaid’ will be remake of Disney’s classic 1989’s animated film, The Little Mermaid’. Lin-Manuel Miranda, Alan Menken and Howard Ashman are tap as music director and song writer. Lin-Manuel Miranda is also producing the film with Rob Marshell, Marc Platt and John DeLuca.
‘The Little Mermaid’ film follows a story of a mermaid princess named Ariel, who dreams of becoming human. Later she falls in love with a human prince named Eric ( Jonah Hauer-King), who takes her to a magical deal with the sea witch, Ursula. Is, to become human and to be with him.
However, Halle Bailey is set to play the lead role of film, Mermaid (Ariel). Javier Bardem play Ariel’s father, who known as King Triton. Melissa McCarthy cast as the main villain, Ursula, who is half-woman and half-octopus.
Jessica Alexander is knowing for Netflix’s thriller revenge series ‘Get Even’. Jessica is also working in the film A Banquet, which is directing by Ruth Paxton. 21-year-old star Jessica Alexander signing Disney’s film, nothing short of an accomplishment.
There is no release date announce yet by Disney Studio.