The Little Mermaid’s live-action remake trailer debuted during the 2023 Oscars announcement, However, the trailer received an adverse reaction from the public, with over one million dislikes on YouTube.
The Little Mermaid’s live-action trailer reveals several key characters, such as Halle Bailey as Ariel, a mermaid princess and King Triton’s youngest daughter, Jonah Hauer-King as Eric, Javier Bardem as King Triton, etc. Unlike the beloved cartoon version, the realistic portrayal of Ariel was not well-received by the public, resulting in over one million dislikes on YouTube.
The Little Mermaid’s Trailer has Received over Million Dislikes on Youtube
Though YouTube has disabled the feature to see dislikes on videos, you can still see dislikes after installing chrome extensions. The trailer has garnered approximately 8.8 million views, with 80% of the reactions being dislikes, around 1.1 million dislikes, and only 220000 likes.
About The The Little Mermaid
Directed by Rob Marshall, who has previously helmed Disney projects like Pirates of the Caribbean – On Stranger Tides and Mary Poppins Returns, the new film is set to release on May 26, starring Halle Bailey as the lead.
Despite this, director Rob Marshall remains passionate about the project, highlighting its modern take on the story and its combination of essential themes, including innocence, wisdom, joy, soul, and heart.
Speaking to Entertainment Weekly, Marshall shared his passion for the project and its modern take on the classic story. He emphasized the importance of bringing a combination of innocence, wisdom, joy, soul, and heart to the epic journey of Ariel, who must discover her true self. Marshall also revealed that the film portrays a world where a wall divides the human and underwater worlds, and this rule is never broken.