LOS ANGELES — Chloë Grace Moretz is going to be a part of your The Little Mermaid world.

The 18-year-old Kick Ass star is set to play the title character in the feature adaptation from Universal Studios and Working Title, Variety first reported Friday.

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Like the Disney animated version from 1989, the live-action retelling of the Hans Christian Andersen story will center on a mermaid who saves a man from drowning and, after that encounter, wishes to become human. Beyond that, little is known about what shape the project could take. Read more…

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Chloë Grace Moretz is set to play title role in ‘The Little Mermaid’