Aquamarine: According to The Hollywood Reporter, teen popster JoJo is in negotiations to make her feature film debut opposite rising tween star Emma Roberts in the Fox 2000 project Aquamarine, based on the Alice Hoffman novel.
Elizabeth Allen will direct. John Quaintance is adapting the comedic project, due to start shooting in February.
Hoffman's novel revolves around two teenage girls who discover a mermaid in their beach club's swimming pool. The role of the mermaid has yet to be cast, but it's known that the studio division is zeroing in on a shortlist of A-level actresses.