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Queen Latifah is set to play Ursula in ABC's Little Mermaid Live! production.

Please note, this is not the Disney live-action movie in which Halle Bailey was tapped to play Ariel. This is a different production. In this version, Moana's Auli' I Cravalho will play Ariel.

Reggae artist Shaggy will voice the crustacean, Sebastian.

The production was first announced in 2017 and then temporarily shelved. 

"It's unlike anything that any other network has done before in terms of a live musical," ABC Entertainment president Katey Burke said at the Television Critics Association conference on Monday. 

"It really is a seamless interweaving of live-action musical and performances and the animated film itself." 

During the panel, director Hamish Hamilton estimated that there would be "10 to 11" sequences like this throughout the special, with "two or three" of the songs coming from the 2008 stage adaptation.

“This never-before-seen hybrid format will feature beautifully intricate sets and costumes, with music from the original animated film and the Tony Award-winning Broadway stage version,” part of the press release reads.