Jacob Tremblay, Awkwafina Reportedly Join Cast of Disney’s Live-Action “The Little Mermaid”

The Little Mermaid has found its Flounder and Scuttle. Jacob Tremblay and Awkwafina have reportedly signed on for the role in Disney’s upcoming live-action remake of the animated classic.

Via Variety

Via Variety

What’s happening:

  • Disney has reportedly found its Flounder and Scuttle for their live-action adaptation of The Little Mermaid.
  • According to the Variety, Jacob Tremblay has signed on to play Flounder while Awkwafina has signed on for Scuttle.
  • Late last week, reports said that actress Melissa McCarthy was in talks for the role of the film’s villain, the Sea Witch, Ursula.
  • Rob Marshall (Mary Poppins Returns) has been tapped to helm the remake of Disney’s beloved animated classic.
  • The Little Mermaid, will incorporate original songs from the 1989 animated feature as well as a few new ones penned by Disney Legend, Alan Menken and Lin-Manuel Miranda (Moana).
  • In addition to adding his creative voice to the film’s music, Miranda will also serve as a producer along with:
    • Rob Marshall
    • Marc Platt
    • John DeLuca

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