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Zendaya as Ariel

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"Little Mermaid" is still my favorite Disney's animated movie so when I heard that Zendaya could play her in live action version my first thought was: I have to draw this!
After her role in "the Greatest Showman" I have no worries. ;]
I'm so delayed with all of these fun drawings, so I know that I've missed "hype time" with this pic. :>

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SSL13's avatar
SSL13Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Didn't they pick Halle Bailey for the live action remake?
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Dim-DrawsProfessional Digital Artist
They did. This artwork here was created long before the anouncement!
moonlitinuyasha1985's avatar
Mm. I don't know.
SirenDrake's avatar
Very pretty.
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GracieP8Hobbyist General Artist
Yeah, she recently confirmed it was just a rumour.
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Carlos-Alberto-Salv1Hobbyist Digital Artist
Just a beautiful piece of art!
Omnipotrent's avatar
In all seriousness , if they just make Zendaya's hair red, there would be 0 problems from allot of people
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onewingedhorseProfessional Writer
this looks AWESOME. I was having trouble picturing it and you fixed that 100%!
slovenianjurij's avatar
She looks so weird.
MicKitty's avatar
I love this!!!
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silverhordeHobbyist Digital Artist
Why fork? Did she eat her fish-companion?
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SmokinCuteHobbyist General Artist
I would love Zendaya as Ariel. She is an amazing actress. :3
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IstrielHobbyist Traditional Artist
I must live in a grotto (Ariel's ? XD) cause I don't even know who is Zendaya. I googled and I can say she is really cute. I don't know for her acting but yes, she is really beautiful. And who cares about her skin color ! It's a great !

Really gorgeous art as always. Her eyes are hypnotising !
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olczynskiHobbyist Digital Artist
śliczna :)
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superSAKURA64Hobbyist Digital Artist
Amazing, I love the hair.
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CarolinesEchoHobbyist Writer
I haven't heard of this. But I would definitely see the movie; I love Zendaya and think she's extremely talented.
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OriginStoryHobbyist Digital Artist
I know some people would be upset if she plays Ariel, but I'll take a girl that can act and sing anytime over just a name to draw some more money to the boxoffice….not gonna name the person who ruined my favorite Disney animation and princess. Anyhow, Zendaya doesn't disappoint.
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EpicWTFHobbyist Digital Artist
It really looks like her :D that's amazing! Great job :)
xxZyraxx's avatar
0.0 I didn't hear about that! Well, I know that they were doing a live action, but I didn't hear about who would play the characters! I haven't really seen the Greatest Showman, but I'm sure if she was great in that movie, then she would be perfect for this role. ^^
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greciiagzzProfessional Digital Artist
This is perfect!! :heart: such a beautiful portrait of Zendaya as Ariel. Amazing job!!!!
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While I think it's interesting that it seems that every ginger character is being cast by a non-white actor, Zendaya would be great in the role. And honestly, any adaptation would be better than the live-action version that was made last year with the actor who played Peter from Narnia in it.
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