Casting for Disney’s ‘The Little Mermaid’ Remake Continues

Disney is about to add an Oscar winner to ‘The Little Mermaid’ Remake. Javier Bardem (No Country For Old Men) is one of the candidates to play in the remake of the animated film.

Bardem is in talks for the role of Ariel father, King Triton.

Halle Bailey is already cast for the role of Ariel.

The script was made by David Magee and the director will be Rob Marshall.

Another big name that is on Disney’s target list for the role of Prince Eric is Harry Styles

Other roles that were already announced –

Ursula – Melissa McCarthy

Scuttle – Awkwafina

Flounder – Jacob Tremblay

Among Disney’s producers, we can find –

Lin-Manuel Miranda

John DeLuca

Marc Platt

Alan Menken who was the original film’s composer will write the new music for the remake.