June 20, 2024 10:27 am

The Little Mermaid's Four Original Songs 'Will Open Up the Film in a Completely Different Way'
The Little Mermaid's Four Original Songs 'Will Open Up the Film in a Completely Different Way'

The Little Mermaid’s Four Original Songs ‘Will Open Up the Film in a Completely Different Way’

In September 2021, it was first revealed that songwriter Alan Menken was creating four new songs for the upcoming live-action adaptation of the beloved animated classic, The Little Mermaid, starring Halle Bailey in the lead role of Ariel, Jonah Hauer-King as Prince Eric, Melissa McCarthy as Ursula, and Javier Bardem as Triton. The film will feature fan-favorite songs from the original plus four new songs penned by Menken and Lin-Manuel Miranda, who have never collaborated before.

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