The Little Mermaid: The live-action movie finally found Sebastian!

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The Little Mermaid’s live-action movie has come to a halt because of the pandemic outbreak of corona-virus. The film is directed by the Into The Wilds director, Rob Marshall, with Hailey Bailee playing Ariel’s role.


Recently, the movie’s cast has been released and Daveed Diggs is playing the role of Sebastian. He is the crab who is the awkward right wing of the king of the sea world King Triton. Daveed is an alum from Hamilton, and he recently opened up about his role for the movie The Little Mermaid. He said it is one of the most challenging roles he has ever performed. He said that he has worked extremely hard for this role than any role ever. Moreover, in order to excel his character, Diggs even went to Jamaica to learn Sebastian’s accent. Daveed further added that the consistency and dialect of a character are very important to portray, and he doesn’t want to let anyone down. For him, the role was stressful but full of incredible fun.


Daveed Diggs is an American singer, rapper, actor, songwriter, and film producer who has earned a Tony and Grammy Award for his role as Thomas Jefferson for the movie HAMILTON. He also starred in many movies that include “Word becomes Flesh”, “In The Red”, “The Tempest”, “Troilus” and “Cressida”, and the TV credits include “Blackish”, “The Snowpiercer”, and “The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”.

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