halle bailey he’s excited to be a part of their world.
in a exclusive interview with e! News at the D23 Expo, Halle shared her feelings on playing Ariel in Disney’s remake The little Mermaid. Visibly emotional, the singer said, “I’m so excited about this movie. You know being here today is so surreal. I’m just a fan of all the other projects and the fact that I get to be a part of something.” So. Is incredible”.
The film is already generating quite a bit of buzz ahead of its release next year, and she understandably feels the pressure is on. “I definitely think that because I love this movie so much, and have treasured it since I was a little girl, I put a little bit of pressure on myself,” she shared. “Just because I want to convey all the feelings that I saw when I was a child.”
Now that she has grown up, that girl has transformed into the Little Mermaid, saying that she gave her all. Halle noted, “Knowing that I gave it my all and gave 110 percent on everything in this movie, I’m very proud of myself.”
And it should be after seeing the first sneak peek of the film at the Disney event. Her adorable reaction was from all of us: as the 22-year-old put it, “Wow, that’s really good.”