Disney Fans In Uproar Over Little Mermaid Casting

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Singer Halle Bailey has been cast in Disney’s upcoming live-action remake of “The Little Mermaid,” the first time the studio has cast a woman of color in the role of a traditionally white princess character for one of its new remakes.


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Walt Disney Studios announced the casting decision Wednesday, to the delight of many fans on social media. Bailey, 19, and her sister Chloe, 21, make up the singing duo Chloe x Halle, who began their career covering songs on YouTube.

The sisters opened up for Beyonc√© in 2017 for part of her Formation World Tour and released their first studio album, “The Kids Are Alright,” last year.

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