Just when we all thought Zendaya's role as Ariel in the upcoming live-action remake of Disney's The Little Mermaid has already been set in stone, the 22-year-old actress clarified that the rumors swirling that she'd been offered the role in August was, well, "just a rumor."
No worries, though, because Z revealed that she's still down to do the film. “I mean, yeah, why wouldn’t I?” she told Variety. In a separate interview with People, The Greatest Showman star also admitted how much she loved the 1989 Disney classic since she was young. "It is honestly one of my favorite movies of all time. I was obsessed with it when I was a little kid.
Details about the upcoming live adaptation of The Little Mermaid, which will feature original music from legendary songwriters Lin-Manuel Miranda nad Alan Menken, is still shrouded in a bit of mystery, but fans' excitement is def at an all-time high!