VIDEO: “The Little Mermaid” live-action trailer released – but not the one you think

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Disney has making a habit of creating live-action films based on their classic animated movies, with “Cinderella” a success, “Beauty and the Beast” ready for release, “The Lion King” cast announced, and “Aladdin” casting begun.

Fans eagerly awaiting a live-action version of “The Little Mermaid” can look no further than 2017 to see such a film: but not from Walt Disney Studios.

A trailer from Conglomerate Media and Kingsway Productions has been released for a new live-action film inspired by the classic Hans Christian Anderson fairy tale, “The Little Mermaid.” And despite it including an Academy Award-winning actress, it’s definitely quite different than you’d expect out of a Disney film of the same name:

Comments have been disabled on the YouTube video, presumably to avoid a flurry of viewers noting how bad this movie looks. We’ll gladly wait for Disney’s version instead.

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