Human Valencia filter Sofia Coppola is reportedly in the final stages of talks to direct a live-action adaptation of The Little Mermaid, a Hans Christian Anderson fairytale and another remake of a 1989 Disney film about a selfish hoarder who can’t have it all, I guess. 

Considering the second highest suggestion that arises when you Google image search ‘The Little Mermaid’ is ‘The Little Mermaid Emma Watson‘, and knowing Coppola’s penchant for collaborating with waifish females on the cusp of maturity in succession (KiKi Dunst, namely), it wouldn’t come as a surprise if Hollywood’s most compelling argument in favour of nepotism were to carry her Bling Ring scene-stealer over from a relatively small ‘indie’ project to the director’s first major motion picture with Universal.

That, or Elle Fanning. With Queen Latifah as Ursula, and a Phoenix cover of this: 

via Deadline