“The Little Mermaid” live action movie has casted Halle Bailey as Ariel

According to Variety, Bailey was “a clear front runner from the beginning,”following months of meeting with other talent. THR reports “the decision was made today with the budding actress notified Wednesday morning.” Halle and her sister Chloe started as a cover duo, who caught Beyonce’s eye and wound up opening for her during her Formation World Tour and the On the Run 2 Tour with Jay Z. The also performed “America the Beautiful” at the Super Bowl in 2019. 

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