Twitter Reacts to Terry Crews Triton Fan Casting
the hashtag #ArielsGotTerry to boost Crews' request to be cast as Triton. Crews himself used the hashtag to post a comically photoshopped image of what Crews could look like as King Triton.
Ariel's Dad !!!!
– terry crews (@terrycrews) July 6, 2019
Artists like @BossLogic Terry Crews King Triton could look like, to better effect.
– BossLogic (@Bosslogic) July 8, 2019
Fans seem excited by the idea of having Terry Crews as King Triton. It doesn't hurt that Crews has the royal building to embody the ocean. Twitter user Judie Levine pointed out these similarities in a picture that combined one of Terry Crews' Men's Health photoshoots with Triton.
Why are we not talking about Terry Crews for King Triton pic.twitter .com / npOaf6DVFU
– Judi Levine (@ judi132983346) July 5, 2019
Other Twitter users are suggesting alternate cast choices for King Triton, instead of Crews. Popular suggestions include Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson (thanks, Sydne Clark ) and Idris Elba (thanks, Kirbie Johnson )
– Sydne Clark (@clarksydne) July 3, 2019
– Kirbie Johnson (@kirbiejohnson) July 3, 2019
Everything We Know About Disney's Live Action The Little Mermaid
Halong Bailey's casting as Ariel, rumors say Melissa McCarthy is a talks to play the villain, Ursula. Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides director Rob Marshall has been tapped to helm the live-action adaptation, which is set to start production in early 2020. We also expect to get more complete casting list in the near future, with some announcements potentially saved for Disney's D23 Expo in August
Meanwhile, The Little Mermaid adaptation is just one of several live-action Disney movies currently in development. Other live-action adaptations include 2020's Mulan, and a live-action version of The Lion King that has a release date of July 18, 2019. Be sure to check out the first trailer for Mulan below.
action Disney movie was Aladdin. In our Aladdin review, we called the movie "Okay" saying "Aladdin is about as safe and adaptable as we've seen Disney put out, which is a bit disappointing considering that most of what it adds to the story works pretty well."
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