It has been reported that Noma Dumezweni has been added to the cast of Disney’s live-action remake of The Little Mermaid.

  • Deadline has reported that Noma Dumezweni has joined the live-action movie in a brand-new role that was not in the animated movie.
  • Dumezweni can be seen in Mary Poppins Returns where she played Penny Farthing, the secretary for Mr. Wilkins at the Fidelity Fiduciary Bank.
  • She also played Gillian in the Hulu mini-series, Normal People.
  • Rob Marshall is attached to direct the live-action movie.
  • Composer Alan Menken who wrote music for the 1989 film will return with Hamilton’s Lin-Manuel Miranda writing lyrics.

The Little Mermaid Cast:

  • Halle Bailey as Ariel
  • Melissa McCarthy as Ursula
  • Javier Bardem as King Triton
  • Daveed Diggs as Sebastian
  • Awkwafina as Scuttle
  • Jacob Tremblay as Flounder