Awkwafina and Jacob Tremblay are in negotiations to be part of Disney’s upcoming live-action model of The Little Mermaid.
In keeping with The Hollywood Reporter, if the deal is thru Tremblay will lend his voice to Flounder and Awkwafina would play Scuttle.
Flounder is Ariel’s finest good friend, who’s a fish. Jason Marin voiced him within the 1989 animated movie.
Awkwafina’s Scuttle is a seagull good friend of the little mermaid. Buddy Hackett voiced the character within the authentic film.
Melissa McCarthy is already in talks to play the antagonist, Ursula, the ocean witch.
Rob Marshall is directing The Little Mermaid from a script penned by David Magee.
The story revolves round Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy story of a mermaid known as Ariel who needs to be human after she falls in love with a prince. Ariel makes a take care of Ursula, who grants her want however takes away her voice in return.