The Greatest Showman and Spider-Man: Homecoming actress, Zendaya has reportedly been offered the lead in Disney’s Live-Action remake of The Little Mermaid.

According to That Hashtag Show, the ex-Disney star is rumoured to have been offered the role of Ariel. However, reps for both Zendaya and Disney have refused to comment.

Mary Poppins Returns director Rob Marshall is set to take the helm on the remake, with Jane Goldman penning the script. Alan Menken and Lin-Manuel Miranda will be composing the music. It is thought the film will serve as both an adaptation of the Hans Christian Anderson fairy tale and the 1989 Disney animated classic.

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The 1989 animated musical classic tells the story of Ariel, a mermaid princess who dreams of becoming human. It was written, produced, and directed by Ron Clements and John Musker, with music by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman (who also served as a co-producer). The film features the voices of Jodi Benson, Christopher Daniel Barnes, Pat Carroll, Samuel E. Wright, Jason Marin, Kenneth Mars, Buddy Hackett, and René Auberjonois.

It went on to make $84 million at the domestic box office during its initial release, and $211 million in total lifetime gross worldwide.

Zendaya hit her big break when she starred as Rocky Blue on the Disney Channel sitcom Shake It UpHer voice will feature in the upcoming animation Smallfoot. She will also be reprising her role as Michelle in Spider-Man: Far From Home as well as starring in A White Lie and Finest Kind alongside  Ansel Elgort and Jake Gyllenhaal.