Can we be a part of Auli’i Cravalho’s world? The ‘Moana’ star is again as Ariel in ‘The Little Mermaid Live!’ and Disney diehards are loving her purple hair, proven in a brand new teaser for the TV musical.
Disney followers are flipping their fins after seeing the primary take a look at The Little Mermaid Live!, the TV musical airing on ABC this November. The promo, posted on Instagram on October 6, exhibits the primary glimpse of the musical’s forged in costume, together with Auli’i Cravalho as Ariel. Auli’i, 18, is finest often called voicing Moana within the Disney film of the identical identify, and now followers are in a position to see the younger lady behind that spectacular voice. And she seems to be beautiful in her second time enjoying a Disney princess. Auli’i, naturally a brunette, now has the fiery purple hair of our beloved mermaid (dinglehopper not included) and commenters on her Instagram put up are obsessed.
“ok I really wasn’t mentally, physically or emotionally prepared for this,” one Little Mermaid devotee commented. RISE and Slender Man star Taylor Richardson wrote, “LOOK👏🏼 AT👏🏼 YOU👏🏼 so excited to watch you kill it.” Lethal Weapon star Chandler Kinney commented, “OMG STOPPPPPP IM SHOOK.” One fan did a callback to Moana, quoting a few of Auli’i’s well-known lyrics: “How far I’ll goooo.” Another identified that Auli’i actually did go all the way in which to turn out to be Ariel, writing, “Them red eyebrows tho 👀👀.” HollywoodLife bought to talk with Auli’i on the ABC’s Summer TCA All-Star Party in August, and he or she was so enthusiastic about this stay present. She revealed that she really bought to satisfy the unique Ariel, Jodi Benson, whereas getting ready for the position!
“[Jodi’s] truly been one of my big sister princesses,” she stated. “She sat me down, I remember, the last time I saw her at D23 and she said, ‘Just get ready. This is your legacy. You will forever be Moana and buckle up, Buttercup, because this will follow you for the rest of your life.’” And now I get to play Ariel. So I’m sending her all my love.”
The Little Mermaid Live! teaser additionally exhibits a lot of the forged in costume, as properly. Queen Latifah is enjoying Ursula for her second time (technically) and appears divine. John Stamos is ‘stached out as Chef Louis, Shaggy is in head to toe purple leather-based as Sebastian, and Graham Phillips is dreamy as Prince Eric. We can’t wait to look at!
The Little Mermaid Live! airs Tuesday, November 5 at 8:00pm on ABC.