“Magic Mike” and “21 Jump Street” star Channing Tatum will play a merman in Disney’s planned remake of the 1984 mermaid romantic comedy “Splash.”

The Hollywood Reporter said Monday that the new gender-reversed film will star Jillian Bell in the Tom Hanks role with Tatum, 36, succeeding mermaid Daryl Hannah.

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Imagine Entertainment’s Ron Howard and Brian Grazer will produce the film, along with Tatum and others. No director was announced.

Marja-Lewis Ryan, writer-director of the upcoming Netflix telefilm “6 Balloons,” is scriptwriter. Bell, upcoming in “Office Christmas Party” and “Fist Fight,” appeared with Tatum in the sequel “22 Jump Street.”