Channing Tatum Might Play A Mermaid In The “Splash” Remake

[*Slams fist on table*] Now this is the kind of content I pay to see!

Remember Splash, that iconic mermaid movie from the ’80s starring Daryl Hannah and Tom Hanks?

Remember Splash, that iconic mermaid movie from the '80s starring Daryl Hannah and Tom Hanks?

(Do yourself a favour and watch the trailer, it's so '80s it hurts.)

Touchstone

According to Deadline, Splash will be the next classic to undergo the gender-swap remake treatment, with none other than Channing Tatum in the mermaid/merman role.

According to Deadline, Splash will be the next classic to undergo the gender-swap remake treatment, with none other than Channing Tatum in the mermaid/merman role.

It's important to note that the film is still in pre-production, so while this is THE BEST IDEA EVER, a lot is still up in the air.

Legendary Entertainment

The casting would be perfect because, as we all know, the distinguishing feature of mermen (aside from the whole fish tail thing) is the fact that they never, ever wear shirts.

The casting would be perfect because, as we all know, the distinguishing feature of mermen (aside from the whole fish tail thing) is the fact that they never, ever wear shirts.

Summit

Coincidentally, Channing Tatum should never, ever wear a shirt.

Coincidentally, Channing Tatum should never, ever wear a shirt.

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