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We didn't have any pictures from the live-action Little Mermaid, so here's one from Mulan instead. Photo © 2019 Disney.

Little Mermaid remake canceled; activists demanded real mermaids be cast

Social Justice Warriors claim a victory for Pisci-Americans everywhere. BR'ER BANK, CA -- The Disney Studios has canceled production on its live-action remake of 1989's The Little Mermaid. The move follows controversy over its casting. Apparently, activists decry the fact that no actual mermaids had been cast in mermaid roles. "Sure, back in the 80's you could get away with casting Jodi Benson as a mermaid," one activist told Uncle Walt's Insider. "Even though, I bet, she's never been underwater longer than a ... Read more