Chloë Grace Moretz to Star in Live-Action Little Mermaid Reboot

By Maryann Yin 

Chloe Moretz (GalleyCat)Chloë Grace Moretz has signed on to star in a live-action adaptation of The Little Mermaid. In the past, Moretz (pictured, via) has taken on roles in several book-based projects including Dark Places, The 5th Wave, and If I Stay.

The Disney animated movie featured a story inspired by a Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale. Variety reports that “not much is known about how this version will compare to previous iterations of the Hans Christian Andersen story, which follows a mermaid who wished to become human after falling in love with a man she saved from drowning.”

At this point in time, no director has been secured to take the helm on this movie. Click here to watch a clip from the Disney film. (via The Wrap)