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Dates Announced for “The Little Mermaid” Release on Digital,4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and DVD

The Little Mermaid 2023

Fans of this year’s “The Little Mermaid” will soon be able to enjoy the film at home…or wherever they are…as dates have been announced for the film’s release on digital, 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and DVD formats.

The Details

Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” arrives at digital retailers, such as Prime Video and Apple TV, on July 25, 2023.

It will then be released in 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, and DVD formats on September 19, 2023.

All formats wil include exclusive bonus features including a sing-along version of the film, song breakdowns, bloopers, and exclusive featurettes.

There is still no date for release on Disney+, but we’ll let you know when we hear of one.

The Little Mermaid 2023 blu-ray box art

Bonus Features

Home theater formats are known for including bonus features that enhance the enjoyment of the film, and “The Little Mermaid” 2023 release will include these features:

  • Sing Along Version – Sing along with your favorite songs while watching the movie with on-screen lyrics.
  • Hotter Under The Water – Discover how director Rob Marshall and his team brought the story of The Little Mermaid to life with this documentary in five chapters:
  • A Tale Of The Bottomless Blue – Join Rob Marshall on the set of one of the most ambitious and challenging films he’s ever directed.
  • I Know Something’s Starting Right Now – Join cast members Halle Bailey, Melissa McCarthy, Jonah Hauer-King and more and learn how they were cast in the film and what it was like to bring director Rob Marshall’s vision to life.
  • Down Where It’s Wetter – Dip your toes into the virtual ocean and learn about how the breathtaking underwater world was created with visual effects, imagination and a lot of talented artists.
  • Explore That Shore Up Above – From Prince Eric’s castle to the beach, explore the above-the-sea locations and the elaborate production design behind them.
  • Do What The Music Say – Discover how legendary composer Alan Menken teamed up with Lin-Manuel Miranda to write new songs to accompany the original classics

Plus, the releases will include breakdowns of some of the songs, such as:

  • Wild Unchartered Waters – Prince Eric, played by Jonah Hauer-King, gets his own song, written by Alan Menken and Lin-Manuel Miranda. Go behind the song, from the writing to the recording, to the filming on a practical ship.
  • Under the Sea – Get a first-hand look at how professional dancers helped bring director Rob Marshall’s vision to life as they stood in for the various animated sea creatures that sing and dance in this show stopping number.
  • Kiss The Girl – Float along and get a frog’s-eye view of the beautiful set built to film the live-action version of this classic song.
  • Poor Unfortunate Souls – Join Melissa McCarthy (Ursula) as she takes us on the journey of making her character’s signature song.

There will also be three featurettes:

  • The Scuttlebutt On Sidekicks – Dive in and meet Sebastian, Flounder and Scuttle, who not only have their own song, “The Scuttlebutt,” but also fresh looks as they work hard to make sure Ariel and Eric kiss before Ursula’s deadline.
  • Passing The Dinglehopper – Ariel met Ariel when Halle Bailey worked with Jodi Benson — the voice of Ariel in the original animated movie — who appears in a clever cameo in the live-action film.
  • Bloopers – Laugh along with the cast as they have the time of their lives making The Little Mermaid.

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