MELISSA McCARTHY In Talks to Play LITTLE MERMAID's URSULA - Report

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Melissa McCarthy is in talks to play Ursula for Disney's live-action The Little Mermaid adaptation, according to Variety.

Rob Marshall has already signed on to direct the film, based on a script by David Magee and songs by Alan Menkin, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and some from the original film.

Pat Carroll voiced Ursula in the 1989 The Little Mermaid, and has reprised the role for several other projects.

No other cast members have been named yet for the film, which is currently without a release date.

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