Disney is moving full speed ahead with a Splash remake…
You remember it? A recap: Splash was the 1984 film that launched the stars of Tom Hanks and Daryl Hannah, along with Imagine partners Ron Howard and Brian Grazer, NBD.
The difference is…there’s a new mermaid in town. Or should I say, mer-MAN. To find out who’s being cast as the sexy mermaid turned land-lubber, stick with us after the jump!
You guessed it. The role is being developed for Channing Tatum!
So who’s the Tom Hanks? An actress named Jillian Bell. According to Deadline, the pitch was hatched by Bell, who worked with Tatum in 22 Jump Street, most recently wrapped Office Christmas Party.
You excited? I am. It’s like Ghostbusters for NEXT YEAR! WHEEEEE!