Deadline is reporting that Queen Latifah has been cast as Ursule in ABC’s ‘The Little Mermaid’ live event.
‘Moana’ star Auli’i Cravalho will play the role of Ariel, Queen Latifah as Ursula and Shaggy as Sebastian. The show will feature a mix of live-action, animation, and puppetry, and will air Nov. 5 to mark the classic Disney animated feature’s 30th anniversary.
Queen Latifah celebrated the casting news by channelling her inner Ursula in an Instagram post. See it below: