March 4, 2024 7:51 pm

The Little Mermaid's Halle Bailey and Javier Bardem Explain Why Changing The Movie's Ending Was So Important
The Little Mermaid's Halle Bailey and Javier Bardem Explain Why Changing The Movie's Ending Was So Important

The Little Mermaid’s Halle Bailey and Javier Bardem Explain Why Changing The Movie’s Ending Was So Important

The Little Mermaid is mostly a straight-up remake of the original 1989 animated classic, with a few tweaks here and there to bring the story a little more up to date. Despite the story of The Little Mermaid being based on a fantasy fairy tale that should really sit outside any real world expectations, social commentary and life lessons are strangely always at the forefront of many people’s minds, and therefore the new take on the story makes some changes to the directionand purpose of Ariel’s desire to be part of the human world. In an all-spanning Deadline feature, stars Halle Bailey and Javier Bardem explained how the movie’s ending was changed to show Ariel’s strength and belief in herself that comes with her progression through the story. Bailey said:

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​The Little Mermaid’s ending changes have been broken down by Halle Bailey and Javier Bardem, explaining their importance. Read More