Channing Tatum To Play Mermaid In Splash Remake

tatumIn a report from Deadline, there is a remake of the wish-fulfillment movie Splash which launched the careers of Tom Hanks, Daryl Hannah, director Ron Howard and producer Brian Grazer. Disney's new take on the film will have a twist though… Jillian Bell will be taking on the role that Hanks played and Channing Tatum will be filling the fins of Hannah.

Word is that the idea was started with Bell who worked with Tatum on 22 Jump Street and the upcoming Office Christmas Party.

Howard and Grazer will return to produce a script being written by Marja-Lewis Ryan.

About Dan Wickline

Has quietly been working at Bleeding Cool for over three years. He has written comics for Image, Top Cow, Shadowline, Avatar, IDW, Dynamite, Moonstone, Humanoids and Zenescope. He is the author of the Lucius Fogg series of novels and a published photographer.