Melissa McCarthy has lately mirrored on assembly Javier Bardem, her co-star in Disney’s new live-action remake of The Little Mermaid.
In a brand new interview with The Hollywood Reporter, McCarthy, who performs the ocean witch Ursula within the movie, mentioned, “I used to be actually nervous to fulfill him, however the nerves went away inside two seconds. The second you meet Javier, he is like a strolling heat hug.”
McCarthy revealed that it was her first time working with Bardem, who performs Ariel’s overprotective father King Triton.
“I’ve all the time wished to work with Bardem, so that is fairly a thrill for me,” confessed the actress.
On different hand, Bardem additionally advised THR, “Working with Melissa is a pleasure and a present.”
Bardem talked about, “I had a second the place Melissa was delivering some fairly heavy traces they usually made my backbone shiver.
“I felt the vitality,” he added.
Bardem and McCarthy additionally quipped that they wish to do a spin-off movie collectively about Ursula and Triton, who’re siblings within the movie.
In the meantime, The Little Mermaid has been launched in theatres on Could 26.