The Little Mermaid's Vanessa: Who Plays Ursula?

In the live-action remake of The Little Mermaid, Melissa McCarthy plays the nefarious sea witch Ursula. 

Someone else performs the role of Vanessa, her human alter ego.

Although another actress played Ursula's human form in Disney's live-action remake of.

The Little Mermaid, Melissa McCarthy has received praise for her portrayal of the sea witch.

With a few tweaks to the curse and alterations to "Poor Unfortunate Souls."

Melissa McCarthy's Ursula's narrative and character are strikingly similar to the cartoon antagonist.

But in one scene of the cartoon, Ursula chooses to set foot on dry land.

Ursula decides to take matters into her own hands in The Little Mermaid remake, which closely resembles the 1989 animated original.