'The Little Mermaid' remake's biggest changes to the original

The live-action rendition puts its own spin on the animated classic

Jonah Hauer-King and Halle Bailey in "The Little Mermaid"
(Image credit: Disney)

Disney's return trip under the sea takes fans into some uncharted waters. The live-action remake of "The Little Mermaid" starring Halle Bailey is a faithful adaptation of the animated classic. But it's not a shot-for-shot retread, as director Rob Marshall makes numerous tweaks, some minor and some more significant. Let's take a deep dive into how the "Little Mermaid" remake differs from the original.

Warning: Spoilers will follow.

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