Chloe Grace Moretz to star as Princess Ariel in Disney remake

Chloë Grace Moretz is set to play Ariel in Universal’s live-action remake of “The Little Mermaid”.

The 18-year-old actress, who is best known for playing Hit-Girl in the “Kick-Ass” movies, confirmed the news on social media.


“Here it is!!” she wrote on her Instagram. “I’ve been waiting months to tell everyone how excited I am to take on this beautiful journey with Working Title, Universal and a beautiful script by Richard Curtis… Here we go!!!”

The Little Mermaid is just one of a number of Disney’s classic animated films that have been (or are in the process of being) re-made into live action versions.