G | | Animation, Family, Fantasy
A mermaid princess makes a Faustian bargain with an unscrupulous sea-witch in order to meet a human prince on land.
The animators created the character of Ursula for Bea Arthur, who declined as she was occupied with The Golden Girls (1985). Jennifer Saunders then auditioned for the role of Ursula but was turned down. Somehow in 2002, Steven Spielberg got hold of her tape and insisted to the three directors of Shrek 2 (2004) that she be cast ... ...
Isn't this great? The salty sea air, the wind blowing in your face. Aaah, the perfect day to be at sea!
Grimsby: Oh, yes urp delightful.
When the animals are sabotaging Eric's wedding to Vanessa, Scuttle tries to pull her seashell necklace away from her. The significance of the necklace should not be evident to him, as he wasn't there to see Ursula seal Ariel's voice inside it.
$9,814,520 (USA) (14 November 1997)
$109,859,444 (USA) (30 January 1998)
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