[Movies] Sofia Coppola in Negotiations to Direct Live Action Little Mermaid Posted by Larry Csonka on 03.18.2014
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According to Deadline, Sofia Coppola is reportedly in negotiations with Universal Pictures and Working Title Films to direct their live action take on Little Mermaid. Caroline Thompson (Edward Scissor Hands) is currently rewriting the project. Others that have previously worked on the script include Kelly Marcel (Saving Mr. Banks) and Abi Morgan (Shame).
The film will be a take on the Hans Christian Andersen fairytale, which follows a young mermaid who gives up her life in the sea for a human prince, was first published in 1837 and has been adapted numerous times for stage and screen.