THE LITTLE MERMAID broke for the surface and keeps on climbing! Disney+ confirmed today that the film is now the most viewed Disney movie premiere on Disney+ since HOCUS POCUS 2, garnering 16 million views in its first five days streaming.
The movie opened over Memorial Day weekend to $118.6 million in North America—was one of the top five highest-grossing films of the summer domestically with nearly $300 million.
THE LITTLE MERMAID is directed by Oscar® nominee Rob Marshall, and written by two-time Oscar nominee David Magee, with a live-action story adaptation by David Magee, Rob Marshall, and two-time Emmy winner John DeLuca, based on the short story by Hans Christian Andersen, and the Disney animated film by Ron Clements and John Musker.
Music is by Alan Menken; lyrics are by Howard Ashman and new lyrics are by Lin-Manuel Miranda. The film is produced by two-time Emmy® winner Marc Platt, three-time Tony Award® winner Lin-Manuel Miranda, Rob Marshall, and John DeLuca, with Jeffrey Silver serving as executive producer. The score is by multiple Academy Award® winner Alan Menken, who won two Oscars® for the music in the animated version of THE LITTLE MERMAID, with music supervised and produced by Mike Higham.
See it for Yourself
THE LITTLE MERMAID is now available on home release on Digital and also on Disney+.