6 famous mermaid characters from around the world 

These mermaid characters always manage to charm their audience with unique beauty.

Halle Bailey in “The Little Mermaid”

The Little Mermaid” live-action is generating one controversy after another in the summer of 2023. The leading lady, Halle Bailey, receives criticism because of her appearance for a long time.

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This choice of cast was Disney’s statement to go over the boundaries of the fixed notion that the audience has about mermaids. However, in response, many believed it directly affected an icon that has lived with generations of audiences.

Controversy aside, the movie is gaining praise for its script, music, and acting performance from Halle Bailey. The story is said to stick to the original story, for the most part, and contains carefully made graphics, and special effects. 

CNN reported that “The Little Mermaid” achieved 185.5 million USD in the first week of release. The live-action also received a 95% score on the Tomatometer.

Jeon Ji Hyun in “The Legend of the Blue Sea”

Mermaid Shim Chung by Jeon Ji Hyun in “The Legends of the Blue Sea” is the next splash in Jeon Ji Hyun’s career. The romantic-comedy series garnered an impressive rating of 4.8/5 with 7 million views.

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Through Shim Chung, Jeon Ji Hyun showcases her various charms, be they innocent, goofy, or bold. She practiced diving and being in the water for a long time for the role and maintained elegance for her mermaid character.

Yeo Hee – “Tale of the Nine Tailed 1938”

Yeo Hee is also a buzz on “Tale of the Nine Tailed 1938” apart from the main cast. Portrayed by Woo Hyun Jin, Yeo Hee leads a double life: she is a clothing store employee by day and an unknown singer at Club Paradise by night.

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Singing voice is Yeo Hee’s special power to protect her loved ones. She harbors a crush on Lee Rang but he does not seem to realize it.

As a half-blooded mermaid, Woo Hyun Jin got the chance to flex her versatile acting skills and surprised the audience despite this being her first role as an actress. She completed her role and did not rely on other veteran actors for support.

Marian Rivera in “Dyesebel”

“Dyesebel” starring Marian Rivera also drew massive attention in the Philippines. Marian boasts a mixed beauty that attracted extra attention to the series. Her mermaid in the TV series abandons her familiar life to pursue a new life full of challenge and danger.

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After 15 years, her mermaid still casts a long shadow that few can surpass.

Mera in “Aquaman”

Mera by Amber Heard was a sensation in an equally spectacular blockbuster “Aquaman”.  However, after the legal dispute with her ex-husband, Johnny Depp, the actress is receiving a wave of boycott.

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Not much information has been given on her appearance in “Aquaman: The Lost Kingdom”.

Lin Yu in “The Mermaid”

“The Mermaid” by Stephen Chow was a smashing hit in Chinese cinema, surpassing other tough competitors in 2016.

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Lin Yu was also a gem in the movie. She overcame thousands of contestants to get the role. The actress boasted attractive slenderness and stunning visuals. However, there are divided opinions about her acting.

Source: K14 

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