Javier Bardem to play King Triton in Little Mermaid live-action remake?

Marshall is directing the film from a script by David Magee. The news comes a day after reports started doing the rounds that singer-actor Harry Styles might play Prince Eric opposite Bailey. Advertising

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Oscar winner will play father to Halle Bailey’s mermaid Ariel in the Rob Marshall directorial. The film is expected to release in 2021. Also in negotiations to feature in the film are Awkwafina and Jacob Tremblay, who will lend their voices to seasgull Scuttle and guppy Flounder, respectively. Melissa McCarthy’s name is already being considered to play the antagonist, sea witch Ursula. Advertising

Casting for include Sebastian the crab and Ariel’s mother is yet to be revealed. 0