As the current attention-grabbing project from Disney, The Little Mermaid – The Little Mermaid still makes audiences around the world “9 people – 10 ideas”. The more scenes Disney released, the more shocked the audience was because of many poor, even confusing details.
In the latest images of MermaidDisney has shown the audience more clearly about the shaping of characters, such as Ariel, Prince Eric, King Triton, villain Ursula… However, there is a character that is causing netizens to stir up and is her mother. Prince Eric – Queen Selina.
According to sharing from the team Mermaid, Queen Selina is a completely new character and does not appear in the 1989 animated version. Appearing in this live-action blockbuster, it is likely that the queen will be the one to contribute to the separation of Eric and Ariel’s feelings. , so that Eric could marry another girl in a surrogate. The character is played by veteran actress Noma Dumezweni.
Dumezweni has a recognized acting talent, especially in the theater segment. However, the female star 6X once caused a fierce controversy when she transformed into the witch Hermione in the play adaptation of the story Harry Potter And The Cursed Child. The fact that a black actor, more than 50 years old playing the young witch Hermione made many viewers bewildered.
Now she joins Mermaid as Prince Eric’s mother. However, the “color conflict” between mother and son continues to raise many debates. Currently, this is a discussed and analyzed character not inferior to Ariel, making fans fear that this new factor will affect the plot to a completely different extent.
Mermaid Officially premiered on May 26, 2023.