Amber Riley goes underneath the ocean to affix ABC’s The Little Mermaid Stay!… and fingers fins crossed she’ll be singing, too.
The Glee veteran has signed on to function emcee of the Alphabet community’s upcoming reside presentation of the animated Disney basic, TVLine has realized. Riley “will current the Daughters of Triton with a particular efficiency for King Triton and his topics,” in response to the community.
Celebrating the 30th anniversary of the unique animated movie, The Little Mermaid Stay! will mix footage from the movie with reside musical performances from an all-star solid. Auli’i Cravalho (Moana, Rise) will star as Ariel, with Queen Latifah as Ursula, musician Shaggy as Sebastian, Riverdale‘s Graham Phillips as Prince Eric and John Stamos as Chef Louis.
Riley is greatest recognized for enjoying highschool vocalist Mercedes Jones on the Fox hit Glee, remaining with the present till its 2015 collection finale. She additionally received the mirrorball trophy in Season 17 of Dancing With the Stars, alongside along with her professional associate Derek Hough. Her different TV credit embrace The Wiz Stay! and Loopy Ex-Girlfriend.
The Little Mermaid Stay! airs Tuesday, Nov. 5 at eight/7c on ABC — hit the feedback beneath and inform us: Will you be watching?