The time has come to immerse yourself in the magical world of ‘The Little Mermaid’, the new live action from Disney. But have you ever wondered what these movie scenes look like? Halle Bailey has the answer and these photos back it up
The wait is over and the live action The Little Mermaid has finally premiered at Cinépoli and Cinemex; An underwater journey full of magic and fantastic creatures, with the incredible voice of Halle Bailey, who fought against her hatred, was honored by specialized critics. As it happened in Leo the King or Alice in WonderlandThe production team used CGI effects to create the marine scenes.
“There was a lot of what we call blue screen. We were mostly with harnesses suspended in the air by ropes, and I had to simulate the movements of swimming. as Ariel does when she is in the water. All the scenes that you see in the water are done in this way,” the 23-year-old actress explained in an interview for Fotogramas: a technique that Javier Bardem, King Triton, and Melissa McCarthy, the fearsome Ursula, went through.
So even some scenes were written in the water, such as one in the boat accident, where both Halle and Jonas Hauer King they had to prove their swimming skillssomething avoided by Jacob Tremblay, Daveed Diggs and Awkwafina, who just provided their voices for Ariel’s sea friends. And for you to immerse yourself in the magic of the movie, Entertainment Tonight shared some behind the scenes and we are sure to surprise you.
a memorable scene
Of course, one of the most iconic scenes from the 1998 animated classic could not be missed. Who hasn’t tried to recreate this epic beach-going moment? Halle wasn’t far behind, however, unlike what we saw in the tape, her hair was completely wet, except that the mysterious mermaid tail had disappeared, leaving her only in a bathing suit.
One of the favorite moments of all Disney fans is the boat ride, without a doubt one of the most famous moments in the film. The lyrics of the original song were changed because the creators didn’t want to promote the animals. Although the actors have already been identified, we see that everything that represents water has been replaced by a blue screen. A moment that could not be missing in this adaptation.
It’s magic outside
Because Ariel gave this voice for her legs, the only way to communicate is through her eyes and some of her movements. And of course, while staying in the human world, he took the opportunity to learn to dance. Although the CGI effects in these scenes did not seem necessary, the producers turned to a blue screen to create the sea background.
the sea of magic
In case you don’t know, rsula was inspired by the formidable Drag queen, however. Melissa McCarthy decided to put her own creepy twist on it and, like Halle Bailey, she had to work to get a CGI suit to play her character. It’s a complete makeup!
the great chaff is worn
For the sea scenes, Halle Bailey had to recreate the movements of the little mermaid with the help of cranes and special equipment.In addition, the production team had some objects like Sebastián’s prototype, which allowed the actress to have a spatial location on the set. Not easy. Undoubtedly Grammaticus was born a winner for the role.