Scarlett Johansson and Taron Egerton Could Reunite in Little Shop of Horrors Remake

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It looks like the remake of Little Shop of Horrors could be getting some A-listers. A new report suggests that Black Widow star Scarlett Johansson and Rocketman actor Taron Egerton are being considered for the lead roles in the horror-comedy musical reboot.

The report from Full Circle Cinema reveals that Egerton is currently in negotiations to play Seymour Krelborn, the nerdy florist who owns an unusual flower that turns out to be an alien plant hellbent on world domination. The character was originally played by Rick Moranis in the 1986 movie.

Interestingly, Egerton isn't the only big name that received an offer to appear in the Little Shop of Horrors remake. Entertainment reporter Jeff Sneider tweeted that Johansson is also in talks to play Seymour's love interest Audrey in the film.

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This isn't the first time that Egerton and Johansson have worked together in a musical comedy. They have previously provided their voice in the 2016 animated flick Sing. Egerton voiced a teenage gorilla named Johnny while Johansson played a porcupine punk rocker named Ash. Needless to say, this is a reunion we can't wait to see.

The original Little Shop of Horrors starred Moranis, Steve Martin, Jim Belushi, John Candy, Bill Murray, and Christopher Guest. It was based on the off-Broadway musical of the same name, which in turn was inspired by the 1960 film.

The remake will also star Billy Porter as the voice of the alien plant Audrey II. The film has not yet been given an official release date. Stay tuned for more updates on this story.

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