Disney chose the waters of Italy and Sardinia to film the remake of The Little Mermaid with African American actress Halle Bailey. The location chosen is the magnificent and famous village of Santa Teresa di Gallura, which is a great opportunity for the region (also thanks to local production incentives).
The good news for Italy is during the difficult period of filmmaking: The little mermaid, This is a new Disney film remake of the 1989 masterpiece, which will be partly shot in Italy, more precisely in Sardinia. The rumors have been chasing each other for weeks, but now it is official. In addition, the magnificent landscape of Sardinia is very suitable for the “undersea expedition” of Siren Ariel.
Disney film shot in Santa Teresa Gallura
It can be said that the Sardinia Film Commission continues to maintain confidentiality, but Fabrizio Scolafurru, member of the Sagrena Tourism Board Santa Teresa Gallura: In fact, the towns in Sassari province are the locations chosen by the American major. “The first contact has already taken place in 2020, and upon request, they asked us to provide maximum confidentiality. Even though the product was going to start shooting last summer, the pandemic apparently forced the start of work to be postponed.“Scolafurru explained to La Nuova Sardegna. The newspaper was also included in Variety, which describes the recall of Sardinian villages.”Brilliant and clean waterfront, rocky coast and artifacts from the Bronze Age“.
When was “The Little Mermaid” filmed
Filming will begin “soon” and will end in July 2021, and will also involve the studio of Pinewood, a historic integrated building in London. The movie has been talking about since 2019, when the choice of African-American actress Halle Bailey caused controversy. For the commissioner, this will be a rare opportunity for Sardinia:The immediate effect on the territory is that 700 workers were in production within three months. In addition, we must consider induction.This is the world business of the beauty of our territory The city government will not spend one euro. The production does not require anything from us, it only requires cooperation in the bureaucracy. We are ready“The diversity highlights how Sardinia’s production methods comply with green environmental agreements to reduce environmental impact, and how the island provides substantial financial incentives for those who choose to shoot in the country. For Italy, this It is indeed a period of gold, if we consider working with Lady Gaga and Adam Driver to super-produce Ridley Scott’s Gucci House (in Milan , Rome, Gresoni and Lake Como) and released on Disney+ on April 21 Luca, This is the first Pixar animated film to be released entirely in Italy.
The little mermaid, plot and actors
The story of this film follows the story of the original 1989, and its inspiration comes from the famous fairy tale of Hans Christian Andersen. Ariel is a mermaid. She dreams of living on land, being attracted by humans, and falling in love with Prince Eric: In order to have a pair of legs, she will fight with the evil Ursula (Ursula). ) Sign the contract, this is the witch in the ocean. This is the cast of “The Little Mermaid”: Halle Bailey is Ariel, Melissa McCarthy is Ursula, Jonah Howekin (Jonah) Hauer-King is Prince Eric and Javier Bardem is King Triton. In the original version, there are also voice actors Daveed Diggs (Sebastian Crab), Awkwafina (Scuttle Seagull) and Jacob Tremblay (Small Fish Flounder). There is no release date yet, but the film is likely to be released in 2022.