Filming on the live-action model of Disney’s The Little Mermaid simply wrapped, and Halle Bailey took to her Instagram on Monday to specific her gratitude for the expertise.
“and identical to that..that’s a wrap after auditioning for this movie when i used to be 18 nearly to show 19, to now ending filming by a pandemic when i turned 21 ..we have now lastly made it… i really feel so grateful to have skilled this movie in all of its glory,” Bailey captioned the publish.
She added, “it has been the hardest expertise being away from all the pieces and everybody i’ve ever identified, to feeling self doubt/ loneliness, but additionally feeling such freedom and perseverance as i’ve reached the tip. this expertise has made me a lot stronger than i ever thought i may very well be.”
She additionally thanked her fellow solid and the crew who labored on the movie.
“i’m so grateful to have such beautiful and proficient individuals within the solid like @jonahhauerking that will likely be my buddy for infinite lifetimes, @jacobtremblay who i’m so pleased with and legends like @bardemantarctic @melissamccarthy @awkwafina @daveeddiggs who’re masters of their craft however are so welcoming and open to little outdated me..in addition to to the remainder of the gorgeous solid and crew,” she wrote.
She additionally expressed that she can’t look ahead to the movie to make its debut.
“i can’t look ahead to time to hurry up so that you all can watch this movie as a result of it was made with a lot love (plus blood sweat and tears) lol thanks sardinia for a beautiful ending!!! Xoxo.”
The 21-year-old will likely be starring alongside different Hollywood heavyweights equivalent to Javier Bardem, Melissa McCarthy, Daveed Diggs, and Awkwafina. Lin-Manuel Miranda serves as govt producer on the mission. He will likely be teaming up with composer Alan Menken to create new music for the film.
The movie was initially scheduled to make its debut earlier this yr, however that was preliminary launch date was placed on maintain as a result of ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Disney has not confirmed an up to date timeline for the movie’s launch.