Shaggy to make big splash on ‘The Little Mermaid Live’ next month

Shaggy will play Sebastian in the Little Mermaid Live which airs on November 5. (Credit: ABC)
Shaggy will play Sebastian in the Little Mermaid Live which airs on November 5. (Credit: ABC)

In less than a month, the world will get to see Jamaican Grammy award-winning entertainer Shaggy make his debut as Sebastian on The Little Mermaid Live. He will appear alongside Queen Latifah, who will play Ursula, and Auli’i Cravalho as Ariel.

It was announced in August that ABC would be doing a special of the 1989 Disney film called The Little Mermaid Live. The film will have a mix of animation, puppetry and music.

When the initial announcement was made in August, fans of the Disney film were beyond excited. Many persons also suggested that Sebastion should be played by someone from Jamaica or the Caribbean.

On Sunday, ABC released a teaser of the official promo, highlighting what fans and viewers can expect from the beloved film. The production is expected to air on November 5 as part of ‘The Wonderful World of Disney’ franchise honouring the 30th anniversary of the beloved movie