Queen Latifah and Shaggy Have Been Cast in ABC's the Little Mermaid Musical


To celebrate the film’s 30th anniversary, ABC is planning a live “Little Mermaid” musical experience.


Moana’s Auli’I Cravalho has been cast as Ariel, Queen Latifah as Ursula, and Shaggy as Sebastian, with additional cast announcements to be made at a later date.


The live musical event, set to air Nov. 5 as part of “The Wonderful World of Disney” franchise honoring the 30th anniversary of The Little Mermaid, will...


“Take viewers on a magical adventure under the sea as live musical performances by a star-studded cast will be interwoven into the broadcast of the original feature film,” according to ABC.
“This never-before-seen hybrid format will feature beautifully intricate sets and costumes, with music from the original animated film and the Tony Award-winning Broadway stage version,” the press release continues.



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