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Halle Bailey is ready to go "Under the Sea."
The Chloe x Halle member is officially part of Disney's world because she's been tapped to play the coveted role of Ariel in the Little Mermaid live-action film. That's right, she's going to play the iconic Disney princess, which is being directed by Rob Marshall and produced by the 58-year-old, John DeLuca, Marc Platt and Lin-Manuel Miranda.
"After an extensive search, it was abundantly clear that Halle possesses that rare combination of spirit, heart, youth, innocence, and substance—plus a glorious singing voice—all intrinsic qualities necessary to play this iconic role," the director said in a press statement shared with E! News.
"dream come true...," the R&B duo shared on Twitter, alongside an animated photo of a re-imagined Ariel that looks like the brunette beauty.