The world is falling in love with Disney’s newest Princess Halle Bailey from The Little Mermaid. The animated film became a classic right behind The Lion King when it was released in the 1990’s. Now that instant classic is set to shine on the big screen as a live action remake takes shape.
Disney has been on a roll with live action remakes including for The Lion King, The Jungle Book and the timeless Beauty and the Beast which saw Harry Potter star Emma Watson as Belle.
Now, with The Little Mermaid live action remake, we see newcomer Halle Bailey take the reins as the mermaid Ariel and Melissa McCarthy as the evil octopus Ursula.
Berry is making history as the first black actress to portray a princess in a live action remake. This is history in the making as this will inspire a new generation of little children who will be looking up to become like Bailey.
The official trailer debuted during the Oscars on March 12th and has gone viral.
Some on the Internet compared Bailey to this generation’s Whitney Houston with the voice of an angel who can really belt her vocals for the world to hear.
Now, we look into getting to know who is Bailey with some must know facts.
How old is Halle Bailey?
Halle Bailey is 22 years old.
Where was Halle Bailey born?
What other films was Halle Bailey in?
Halle’s first ever film role was as Tina in the 2006 film Last Holiday starring Queen Latifah.
She also appeared in a short film with her sister Chloe Bailey called Why the Sun and the Moon Live in the Sky.
What sitcoms has Halle Bailey appeared in?
Tyler Perry’s House of Payne on TBS
Austin and Ally on Disney Channel
Grown-ish on Freeform
What other film soundtracks has Halle Bailey been a Writer on?
“Be Yourself” from Little starring Regina Hall.
“Warrior” from Wrinkle in Time starring Oprah Winfrey and Reese Witherspoon
Was Halle Bailey in a Beyoncé music video?
Yes. She was in her music video from Beyoncé’s Lemonade album in the intro for All Night. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=gM89Q5Eng_M
Will Halle Bailey be in musical adaption ofThe Color Purple?
Yes, she’s playing the role of Nettie.