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

The Lion King is expected to rule the box office this weekend hitting theaters in North America today, while rumors swirl around another Disney king, the one found underwater.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Javier Bardem is in serious talks to play King Triton in the live action remake of The Little Mermaid.

He would be joining Halle Bailey, who’s been cast as Ariel, Harry Styles, who’s playing her love interest Prince Eric and Melissa McCarthy as the villainous Ursula.

Javier would make a great addition to an already stellar cast.

Production is expected to begin in early 2020.

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