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Javier Bardem In Talks to Play King Triton in Live-Action 'Little Mermaid' Movie!

Javier Bardem In Talks to Play King Triton in Live-Action 'Little Mermaid' Movie!

The upcoming live-action remake of The Little Mermaid might have just found its King Triton!

Javier Bardem is in talks for the role of Ariel’s father, King Triton, THR reported on Wednesday (July 17).

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As previously announced, Halle Bailey will playing the role of Ariel, the daughter of Triton. Harry Styles is in talks to play Ariel’s love interest, Prince Eric. Melissa McCarthy is rumored to play Ursula.

When Halle‘s casting was announced, the choice was met with some backlash. Here’s how the original voice of Ariel, Jodi Benson, reacted!

Javier is next set to appear in Denis Villeneuve‘s Dune alongside Timothee Chalamet in 2020. Learn more about the film!

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