Tag: The Little Mermaid

Disney+ Reduced to $1.99 for Three Months

Amid the battle between Disney and Charter Cable, Disney has elected to lower the price of the Disney+ streaming service’s ad tier to $1.99 a month. This is a notable cut down from the previous $7.99, but the deal only lasts until September 20th. Subscribers will receive the promotional price for...

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Little Mermaid Remake Artist Sues Producers

74-year-old model builder Christine Overs is suing Sandcastle Pictures, Disney’s production company behind the Little Mermaid remake. Overs worked on the beach scenes for the film, and Sandcastle’s negligence led to her falling on a makeshift step while working in 2020. Overs’ la...

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Alan Menken, Rob Marshall Talk Prince Eric Changes

CinemaBlend recently interviewed composer Alan Menken and director Rob Marshall about Prince Eric’s updated personality in the live-action remake of The Little Mermaid. Check out Marshall’s statement here: “Eric had nothing. I mean, such a simple sort of wooden character from the o...

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REVIEW: The Little Mermaid (2023)

When I heard that Disney was remaking The Little Mermaid, I felt a familiar mixture of dread and tepid hopefulness. The Little Mermaid isn’t my favorite Disney movie, but it’s an undisputed classic that saved the animation studio at a crucial juncture in its storied history. And I do ...

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Original Ariel Jodi Benson Agrees with Remake Updates

Jodi Benson, the voice of Ariel in the 1989 classic The Little Mermaid, has come out in support of the changes to the new live-action adaptation in an interview with Entertainment Weekly. The creative team behind the new movie has decided to edit songs to emphasize consent. This includes composer Al...

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Alan Menken: Song Cut From Little Mermaid Remake

Alan Menken recently sat down with ComicBook.com and explained the decision to cut the opening number, “Daughters of Triton,” from the upcoming Little Mermaid remake. Check out an excerpt here: “I think the thought process was a) we didn’t need it in this particular version....

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