EXCLUSIVE: After her scene-stealing function as Hugh Grant’s lawyer in HBO’s hit sequence The Undoing, Noma Dumezweni is ready to go beneath the ocean, becoming a member of the forged Disney’s live-action adaptation of The Little Mermaid.
Halle Bailey will painting Ariel, a mermaid princess who desires of being a human, whereas Melissa McCarthy is enjoying her evil aunt Ursula. Javier Bardem is on board to play King Triton.
The Little Mermaid can be directed by Rob Marshall and is written by David Magee. The upcoming movie will incorporate authentic songs from the 1989 animated basic, in addition to new tunes from authentic composer Alan Menken with lyrics by Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda. Miranda can be producing together with Marshall, Marc Platt and John DeLuca. Jessica Advantage and Allison Erlikhman are overseeing for the studio.
It’s unknown who Dumezweni can be enjoying different then it is going to be a model new function that wasn’t within the animated film.
Dumezweni was one of many main standouts in HBO’s restricted sequence The Undoing reverse Grant and Nicole Kidman. The function might see her within the combine for awards consideration on this upcoming season. On high of that she earned excessive marks for her function as Paul Mescal’s therapist in Hulu’s adaptation of Regular Folks. In 2021, she has her HBO sequence Made For Love.
She additionally has ties to Disney having labored with the studio on Mary Poppins Returns.
She is repped by Principal Leisure and Conway van Gelder Grant.