News

Live-Action ‘Little Mermaid’ Racks Up 16M Views on Disney+ in First Five Days

Live-Action ‘Little Mermaid’ Racks Up 16M Views on Disney+ in First Five Days

Disney’s live-action The Little Mermaid, a reimagining of the studio’s Academy Award-winning animated musical starring Halle Bailey and Melissa McCarthy, is the most-viewed Disney movie premiere on Disney+ since Hocus Pocus 2, garnering 16 million views in its first five days of streaming, according to Disney+.

The movie — which is directed by Rob Marshall and also stars Javier Bardem, Daveed Diggs and Awkwafina — is also among 2023’s top 10 films worldwide to date, earning $570 million at the global box office.

Subscribe HERE to the FREE Media Play News Daily Newsletter!

The Sept. 6 streaming release of the live-action The Little Mermaid has also given a boost to Disney’s existing library resulting in “tremendous engagement” for The Little Mermaid animated films on Disney+, according to the service.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

18 − ten =

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.