The Little Mermaid was, once upon a time, the little movie that could. When Disney was on the brink of closing its animation studio for good, it released a film that would instead kickstart what is now known as the Disney Renaissance era. Disney is now returning to that beloved story, and it is with the blessing of Jodi Benson via her Instagram stories. The actress had plenty of love to give to Halle Bailey, who is taking up the mantle for Ariel.
Read More Jodi Benson, the original voice of Ariel, called Halle Bailey’s performance ‘absolutely amazing’ after the trailer premiere of The Little Mermaid.