'The Little Mermaid' trailer is BOMBARDED with dislikes for shocking reason

The long-awaited live action ‘The Little Mermaid’ won its first and passionate teaser trailer released during the D23 – and, as was to be expected, the video became the target of comments from racist and prejudiced people.

The new adaptation of the classic story was already suffering from attacks from more conservative people for bringing Halle Bailey, a black girl, playing Ariel. Now, the release of the trailer has attracted a flurry of dislikes and hateful comments, which tear down derogatory words for the actress and singer for the fact that she is black and for the fact that they have not cast a white person to play the mermaid.

According to the page @SeriesBrasil, on Twitter, the video has already accumulated more than 600 thousand dislikes.

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Some netizens even tried to justify prejudiced comments by saying that Bailey’s casting mischaracterizes the original character of House Mouse, while others have been saying that representation is killing the classics.

Remembering that the film has a premiere scheduled for the day May 26, 2023.

The live-action adaptation of the classic story will have some changes to the main characters’ backstory – including the iconic villain Ursula (Melissa McCarthy).

The information indicates that the sea witch will be Ariel’s (Bailey) aunt, something that had already been considered for the animated version of the series. disney. In fact, in the short story signed by Hans Christian Andersenthe sorceress is unnamed and does not have much prominence in history, having only emerged as the main antagonistic force in 1989.

The cast is also made up of Daveed Diggswho will give life to Sebastian, Melissa McCarthy as the villain Ursula, awkwafina (‘Jumanji: Next Phase’) as the hilarious Scuttle Seagull, Jacob Tremblay (‘The predator’) as the iconic flounder fish and Jonah Hauer-King (‘Way home’) as Prince Eric.

The Oscar Winner Javier Bardem (‘Mother!’) will be King Triton. Zendaya, Keke Palmer and Chloe Bailey are being tipped to play Ariel’s sisters, while Gugu Mbatha-Raw should play Queen Athena. Jessica Alexander and Noma Dumezweni complete the cast, with no roles yet revealed.

Directed by Rob Marshallthe work features music from the original animated film and new music from Alan Menken and Lin-Manuel Miranda.

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