Sofia Coppola is set to direct a live action film adaptation of The Little Mermaid. The film will follow the original story penned by Hans Christian Andersen.
"Sadly, neither Sebastian the crab or Flounder the fish appear."
Find out more about Ms. Coppola and the project in this article at Vogue News UK.
It is said that Emma Watson of Harry Potter fame is being considered to play the lead role in the film. Sugarscape has this story.
Train's 2013 Mermaids of Alcatraz tour featured audio, lighting and effects by LMG Touring. In an article found at Live Design Online, LMG describes the design of the lighting for the tour and even includes a video example.
Train, you may remember, is the group behind the excellent single, Mermaid. It is well worth a listen.
Whales and Mermaids
Even if you are not an author, you should enjoy this article by Greg Strandberg, Whales, Mermaids and Your Publishing Long-Tail.
According to Mr. Strandberg, authors come in two types, whales and mermaids. Which might you be?
"Whales have been at this game called publishing for some time and know the tips and tricks. Mermaids, however, are new to these waters, and often feeling like they’ll drown in them."
Sound interesting? Read more at at the website, Elizabeth Spann Craig.
This just in! Mermaids of Weeki Wachee Springs State Park will be performing underwater shows at the South Carolina aquarium April 12th thru 20th.
"The entertainers will perform three shows daily at 11 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. during their weeklong stint at the SC Aquarium."
The Post and Courier has the full story in an article by Abigail Darlington. If you are in the area, this is a must-see event. Be sure to bring your camera!
Best wishes and starfishes,
cynthia (at) goldmermaid.com