• The Little Mermaid: Ariel's Beginning (2008)

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The Little Mermaid: Ariel's Beginning Poster

Release Date: December 29th, 2008

DVD Release Date: August 26th, 2008

G|1 hr 17 min

Plot Summary
In this animated film, a grief-stricken King Triton (Jim Cummings) outlaws music in the wake of the death of his wife, Athena (Lorelei Hill Butters). When Flounder (Parker Goris) discovers that the irrepressible Sebastian (Samuel E. Wright) has been singing at an illegal undersea speakeasy in defiance of the king's decree, Ariel (Jodi Benson) struggles to sneak out without getting caught by the royal court's maniacal nanny, Marina Del Ray (Sally Field).

Cast: Jodi Benson, Samuel E. Wright, Jim Cummings, Sally Field, Parker Goris, Lorelei Hill Butters, Tara Strong, Jennifer Hale

Director: Peggy Holmes

Genres: Family, Fantasy, Animated

Production Co: DisneyToon Studios