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Terry Crews 'Auditions' For King Triton Role In Brilliant Video

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Terry Crews 'Auditions' For King Triton Role In Brilliant Video

As you're probably aware, just about every Disney film is in the process of being transformed into a live-action remake.

You may also be aware that The Little Mermaid is one such film and you may also recall that King Triton, Ariel's dad, was a pretty damn hench cartoon merman.

As such, it only makes sense that the beastly Terry Crews gets the part; Crews himself certainly seems to think so anyway.

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The 50-year-old actor shared an 'audition tape' on Instagram, in which he laid out his credentials through the medium of song and with the assistance of a few very low budget 'special effects'.

In the video, Crews performs 'Under the Sea'... but with some personalised lyrical alterations.

He sings: "Under the sea! Under the sea! My pecs are better, my Triton is bigger, take it from me! Need a refresher? watch @AGT!"

(AGT is America's Got Talent by the way, which he hosts).

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Terry's daughter, Azriél, didn't seem best impressed though, commenting on the video by simply saying 'Dad', along with a face palm emoji and a crying laughing emoji.

If you, however, quite liked the audition, but wondered where the hell it came from, you should know this is actually part of a sustained campaign from the actor to land himself the part.

He has previously shared a photo-shopped picture of himself against the backdrop of King Triton's majestic ocean palace, captioning the mock-up: "Ariel's Dad!!!! HEAR ME OUT!!"

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Clearly, his fans at least have been hearing him out, with one even going to the effort of creating a petition to get Disney to give him the role.

The petition - which was started by Gabriel McArthur on Change.org - reads: "I don't know why grown adults care so much about the casting of mermaids. Mermaids are imaginary creatures. I also don't know why Disney can't come up with an original idea these days.

"BUT it's nice to see new representations in familiar stories. Terry Crews is a great actor and I honestly can't picture anyone else playing King Triton in the live action Little Mermaid. I'm betting you agree. So sign it! You know you wanna."

I certainly wouldn't want to be the one at Disney who has to turn him down anyway.

Featured Image Credit: Instagram/Terry Crews

Topics: Instagram, TV and Film, Celebrity, US Entertainment

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