'The Little Mermaid' World Premiere: Halle Bailey, Melissa McCarthy, Chlöe Bailey, and More Dazzle on Red Carpet
The stars came out to Hollywood Monday night (May 8) for the world premiere of Disney’s live-action hybrid take on its classic film, The Little Mermaid. Cast and crew shimmered brightly as they made their way across the red carpet – which was actually blue in honor of the highly anticipated movie.
The screening occurred at the iconic Dolby Theater, where the film’s cast, including its leading star Halle Bailey, Jonah Hauer-King, Daveed Diggs, Awkwafina, Jacob Tremblay, Javier Bardem, Melissa McCarthy, Noma Dumezweni and Art Malik, were joined by director and producer Rob Marshall, screenwriter David Magee and many more.
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The premiere also drew out several celebrity guests, including the original Little Mermaid voice actress Jodie Benson, Bailey’s sister and Grammy-nominated singer Chlöe Bailey, rapper Offset and his adorable daughters Kulture and Kalea, comedian Yvette Nicole Brown, Disney’s first Black animated princess Anika Noni Rose, and other notable Disney stars including Kyla Pratt, Tia Mowry-Hardrict and Tamera Mowery-Housley.
Fans got a sneak peek at the film’s “Kiss the Girl” scene during the 2023 MTV Movie Awards on Sunday, May 6. The film debuts exclusively in theaters nationwide on May 26.