Sexy Merman Fantasies Resurface After Channing Tatum Joins 'Splash' [Illustrations]

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Our merman fantasies are coming to the big screen. That's right: Channing Tatum will be diving deep to play a male mermaid in his next movie.

The actor is producing and starring in a gender-swapped version of Splash, the iconic 80s movie starring Daryl Hannah as a statuesque mermaid and Tom Hanks as the good-natured human who falls in love with her. In the remake, however, Channing Tatum will be the one who will be wet and naked for half the movie 👏

Channing Tatum Merman Splash
Channing Tatum Merman Splash

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In a time when almost every big shot Hollywood actor chooses to play a superhero or an ancient warrior, it's refreshing that Channing has chosen a non-traditional role. Having a merman for this upcoming Splash not only offers plenty of eye-candy opportunities, but it's also a way to offer something different than the original.

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To get ready for Channing to show off his sexy swimming skills, and single-handedly bring the concept of mermen into the spotlight, let's take a look at some of our favorite merman illustrations from around the web. Now these illustrators sure know how to draw a great catch.

By Diz DoodzBy Silver Jow By David GilsonBy Filipe Jordan By Alfredo Roagui By Batty Sketches

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Sexy Merman Illustration
Sexy Merman Illustration
Sexy Merman Illustration
Sexy Merman Illustration

To get ready for Channing to show off his sexy swimming skills, and single-handedly bring the concept of mermen into the spotlight, let's take a look at some of our favorite merman illustrations from around the web. Now these illustrators sure know how to draw a great catch.By Diz DoodzBy Silver Jow By David GilsonBy Filipe Jordan By Alfredo Roagui By Batty Sketches

Sexy Merman Illustration
Sexy Merman Illustration
Sexy Merman Illustration
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