Channing Tatum is going to be a merman

2016-08-02 22:00

Cape Town – Disney's latest remake is going to make a big splash. 

The latest favourite to get a brand new makeover is the 1984 hit Splash which starred Darryl Hannah and Tom Hanks. 

In the popular rom-com a young man falls in love with a mysterious woman who is secretly a mermaid.

See the trailer here:

But wait there's a big twist to the tale.

Channing Tatum will be playing Hannah's role as the mermaid and Jillian Bell will play Hank's role. 

According to Deadline the film is still in the early stages of development. 

The director and the producer of the original film Ron Howard and Brian Grazer have signed on for the remake and Marja-Lewis Ryan is writing the script.

Yeah, we're totally excited to see Channing in a mermaid getup. 

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