New trailer released for 'The Little Mermaid'

Lara Spencer reports the buzziest stories of the day in “GMA” Pop News.
4:00 | 02/16/23

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Transcript for New trailer released for 'The Little Mermaid'
- Yes, George, let's do it. We're gonna begin with Melissa McCarthy, one of the funniest women in Hollywood taking on an iconic role she says she had a blast doing. We're talking about Melissa as Ursula, the sea witch, in the new live-action version of The Little Mermaid. Listen for her at the end of this very brief first-look teaser. And I do mean tease. ["PART OF YOUR WORLD"] Out of the sea, wish I could be part of that world. [EVIL LAUGHING] - You know she had fun doing that. As you heard, McCarthy has nailed the sea which's evil cackle. She told Entertainment Tonight, Ursula was always one of her all-time favorite villains so getting to play her was a quote, "out-of-body experience." In that little teaser we just saw, Jonah Hauer-King as Prince Eric, Halle Bailey as Ariel. The movie also stars Javier Bardem as King Triton, Jacob Tremblay as the voice of Ariel's best friend Flounder, and Daveed Diggs, that breakout star of Hamilton on Broadway, playing Sebastian. The Little Mermaid officially swims on to the big screen May 26. Rob Marshall directed this one so it's gonna be great. ROBIN ROBERTS: It will. - And this one's for Ted Lasso fans. And I know that includes everyone sitting right here. Apple TV+ has officially announced their season three premiere and also released a little teaser trailer. Take a look. [UPBEAT COUNTRY MUSIC] Believe. [UPBEAT SOMBER MUSIC] - Hmmph. - Well, if seeing is believing, I believe we've been seen. LARA SPENCER: This show is just so charming. The Emmy-winning comedy proving that AFC Richmond still believes in their team, their coach, and their arts and crafts. Writer and star Brett Goldstein posted that trailer on Instagram, writing, "We're back. See you on the pitch." We'll get 12 episodes this go-around as AFC Richmond is promoted to Premier League. And that traitor Nate will coach the rival team owned by Rebecca's ex-husband Rupert. If you don't know what I'm talking about, you need to watch. Sounds like a lot of drama for Ted and the gang on and off the pitch when season three premieres Wednesday, March 15. Looking forward to that. And finally, guys, it's Black History Month. And so all month long, we're highlighting unsung heroes from Black history. Earlier this week, we talked about the Harlem Hellfighters. And this morning, we're spotlighting sports broadcasting legend Jane Kennedy. Kennedy made history in 1978 when she became the first Black woman announcer on a nationally-televised sports program, anchoring the NFL Today. She went on to win an Emmy for hosting the 1982 Rose Bowl. She hosted the syndicated talk show Greatest Sports Legend. And yes, she inspired generations of sportscasters, like our Robin. ROBIN ROBERTS: Am I wearing the same jacket? - I think-- [LAUGHTER] Very close. Timeless. [LAUGHTER] It's a timeless look. [LAUGHTER] ROBIN ROBERTS: I'm sorry. LARA SPENCER: Robin, as we know, got her start broadcasting sports before spending 15 years on ESPN and then coming to us. Thank goodness. Kennedy telling the Winston-Salem Journal last year that she never thought of herself as a pioneer, saying, "You don't actually realize the trails that you're blazing when you're in the middle of it. I didn't realize the path I was setting for so many women to come." She sure did. MICHAEL STRAHAN: She did. ROBIN ROBERTS: She really was a trail-- you know, ironically, just last week she reached out to me because she's been working on her memoir. And she's having a challenging time finding a publisher. And-- I know. GEORGE STEPHANOPOULOS: That's surprising. - Some gatekeepers are not fully aware. - Yeah, so hopefully-- - Of her impact. - --we reminded them. - So thank you for that. - Otherwise, we're gonna-- - I didn't know you were gonna do that. - --have to do Rock and Robin's Publications. ROBIN ROBERTS: No. [LAUGHTER]

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