Ron Howard’s hit 1984 comedy Splash is being remade, because of course it is. However, unlike the Tom Hanks/Darryl Hannah original, there’s a twist—in this upcoming version, the mermaid is the man and the human is the woman.
Sometimes, life gives you lemons. And then sometimes, it gives you Sir Richard Branson dressed as a mermaid, gazing happily at the camera as if to say, “My lifelong dream was not, in fact, to become an obscenely wealthy entrepreneur, but rather to bask in shallow waters with my fellow merpeople.”
It's been two years since we showed you the trailer for Empires of the Deep, the legendary $130 million epic about mermaids that was geared to be China's answer to Avatar. The movie actually filmed back in 2010. Will we ever see it? Hard to say. Update: We heard from one of the film's directors.
While escaping her sinking ship, a pirate encounters a mermaid who wants to know the stories behind her tattoos. What follows is a sweet nautical love story.
Because, as Charmingly Antiquated on Tumblr has shown, the other way around looks even weirder. (Warning, the rest of these have bare breasts and may be NSFW.)
You hear about mermaids all the time, and they're supposed to be these delicate, floating creatures — like graceful tropical fish, with flowing hair and bras made of anemones. But the reality is different. Imagine megalodon crossed with a mixed martial arts fighter. That's what you're dealing with.
Ariel they are not. In the depths of the ocean lurk a different sort of mermaid, those who share the monstrous qualities of the fearsome fish who light the dark.
The mermaids on Lost Girl just want to be where the people are, and steal the legs that the people have. Meanwhile Bo is having angsty memory drama with Rainer the Wanderer.
You're sure to have...interesting dreams if you sleep in a room with this wallpaper, inspired by classic damask patterns. An elegant, leafy Cthulhu peers out from the walls, watching and waiting.
Inspired by seeing some sea lions while in Oregon for a week, artist Phillip Light drew some "seal. . . maids." Just look at the personality in their faces.
Disney's got a new idea to enhance the viewing experience for its classic movies: Fill the audience with iPads. Can you imagine a hell worse than a movie theater filled with children raising up their super expensive, light-polluting, noise-making, screen-obstructing toys? Hard Pass, Disney. Hard Pass.
Xena: Warrior Princess isn’t just a cult TV success, but a feminist icon. The tough warrior fought for the good of the realm in the show, but the show itself helped pave the way for a new generation of female action stars and entertainment. Which makes the show’s decision to chuck Xena to put Gabrielle in a horrible,…
Pixar artist and creator of Inappropriate Golden Books, Josh Cooley has created another fantastic piece of work. Behold, the cutest webcomic that will rip out your heart and show it to you, The Loneliest Unicorn. We've got a bunch of panels below:
What if the The Little Mermaid wasn't a fired-up ginger hellbent on finding interspecies love on land? What if she was a Coney Island Freak Show attraction with the taste for blood? Then she would be a lot more like director Nicholas Humphries' simple horror short The Little Mermaid. As a rule, we like anything with…
Empires of the Deep reportedly cost a whopping $130 million — but a leaked trailer that came out two years ago had effects that were laughably awful.
YA books, like everything else for teens, are subject to the whims of trends and fashion. Remember when they were all about vampires? Or all about magical boarding schools? Or magical boarding schools with vampires? Or hyper-violent anti-authoritarian post-apocalypses? Those trends are all in the past — and they've…
The US government has assured us that there is no such thing as a mermaid, but that doesn't mean you can't play mermaid or merman at your local pool. These custom-made mermaid tails let you look and swim like you're half-fish.
Monika Naumann's three daughters simply adore all things mermaid. And, fortunately for the daughters Naumann, their mother will do whatever it takes to ensure her girls have their hearts' desire. It doesn't matter that mermaids aren't real! If they want to be little Ariels, they will be little Ariels!
Of course, that's what they would say, isn't it? The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration issued a statement explaining that no evidence of the existence of mermaids "has ever been found." NOAA explains helpfully that belief in mermaids may go back as far as 30,000 years, to a time when humans first…