The latest live-action adaptation, ‘The Little Mermaid’, has been released in the USA and generated mixed reviews from critics and audiences alike. The film has garnered praise for its high production values, commendable performances by the cast, and visually stunning screenplay. However, it has faced criticism for a lackluster and overly story adaptation, casting controversies, and shortcomings in the musical aspect of this enchanting drama. While ‘The Little Mermaid’ may not have achieved the same level of success as its beloved original counterpart, it has managed to surpass expectations.
Disney’s ‘The Little Mermaid’ is a cinematic adaptation of the renowned fairy tale ‘The Little Mermaid’ by Hans Christian Andersen, first published in 1837. Helmed by director Rob Marshall, the film brings this enchanting story to life with a screenplay penned by David Magee. The talented cast includes Halle Bailey in the lead role alongside Jonah Hauer-King, Daveed Diggs, Awkwafina, Javier Bardem, Jacob Tremblay, Noma Dumezweni, and Melissa McCarthy. Produced under the esteemed banners of Walt Disney Pictures and Marc Platt Productions, distributed by Walt Disney Studios.
Is The Little Mermaid on Amazon Prime?
Unfortunately, fans of ‘The Little Mermaid’ (2023) will be disappointed to learn that the highly anticipated live-action adaptation will not be available for streaming on Amazon Prime in the USA for subscription users. The film is produced by Walt Disney Studios, which means that instead of being featured on Disney Plus, it will not be accessible on any other streaming platform, including Amazon Prime. However, there is still a chance to enjoy ‘The Little Mermaid’ through alternative options. The movie will be as a Video-On-Demand (VOD) version on Amazon Prime and various other VOD platforms, such as Vudu, iTunes, Redbox, Google Play Movies, and YouTube.
Fans can rent or purchase the movie for $19.99 to $24.99, allowing them to experience the enchanting tale of Ariel and her underwater adventures. According to reports, ‘The Little Mermaid’ will be on Disney Plus approximately 60 days after its theatrical release. Additionally, within two months of the movie hitting theaters, it is expected to become available for Video-On-Demand (VOD) rental or purchase. That means Amazon Prime users who prefer to rent or buy content will have the option to watch ‘The Little Mermaid’ on their preferred platform. However, it is unfortunate that there won’t be an option for subscription users on Amazon Prime in the USA.
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