Channing Tatum will play mermaid for the Disney’s remake of ‘Splash’

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Hollywood actor Channing Tatum will play as a mermaid character in the Disney’s remake of the 1984 hit film “Splash” starring Tom Hanks and Daryl Hannah.

In this remake, Disney will put an intriguing twist in the story by having Channing Tatum play the role of a mermaid which is originally played by Daryl Hannah while the Character of Tom Hanks will play by Jillian Bell.

The original film trailed in the story of a young man named Allen who reunites with a mermaid named Madison who saved him from drowning as a boy. He ends up falling in love with her, not knowing who or what she is.

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The 36-year-old, Channing Tatum is an American actor and dancer who was born in was born in Cullman, Alabama. Tatum is known for his leading role in Magic Mike (2012), and its sequel in 2015. This film was produced by him. He also heads the cast in the action-comedy film 21 Jump Street and 22 Jump Street. He appeared in films as Dear John (2010) and The Vow (2012). His other films include She’s the Man (2006), The Dilemma (2011), White House Down (2013), the drama Foxcatcher (2014), The Hateful Eight (2015) and Hail, Caesar! (2016).

He is married now with Jenna Dewan who’s his co-actor in the 2006 dance film Step Up.

Jillian Bell is an American comedian and actress who were born in Las Vegas, Nevada. She is best known for her frequent roles as Jillian Belk on Workaholics and Dixie on the final season of Eastbound & Down.

Tatum and Bell was worked together in the action-comedy film 22 Jump Street.

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There is no announced date of showing and other cast members that will join Tatum and Bell. The Script will be written by Marja-Lewis Ryan. Ron Howard and Brian Grazer of Imagine Entertainment will produce this movie together with Channing Tatum, Reid Carolin and Peter Kieran through their Free Association banner.  Anna Culp will be the executive producer.

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