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Harry Styles & Javier Bardem In Talks To Play Prince Eric & King Triton In Disney’s ‘Little Mermaid’

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Harry Styles (Dunkirk) and Javier Bardem (Skyfall) are in talks to play Prince Eric and King Triton in Disney’s live-action remake of Little Mermaid according to Variety.

The DisInsider were the first to report Bardem’s involvement.

Halle Bailey will play Ariel, whilst Melissa McCarthy is playing her evil aunt Ursula. Jacob Tremblay (Wonder) and Awkwafina (Crazy Rich Asians) will also star.

The live-action film will be dircted by Rob Marshall from a script written by David Magee, with Jane Goldman penning an earlier draft. It will incorporate the songs from the animated film as well as new material from original composer Alan Menken and Lin-Manuel Miranda (Hamilton), who is also producing.

The Little Mermaid follows the story of a mermaid Princess Ariel who fell in love with a Prince who was from the surface.

SOURCE: VARIETY 1/2 | THE DISINSIDER

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