Harry Styles Confirmed to Play Prince Eric in Disney’s The Little Mermaid Live-Action Remake

UPDATE: UPDATE: Harry Styles Turns Down Role of Prince Eric in ‘The Little Mermaid’ Live-Action Remake Harry Styles has reportedly been confirmed to play Prince Eric in Disney’s upcoming live-action remake of The Little Mermaid, according to The DisInsider and…

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Posted on August 13, 2019

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UPDATE: Harry Styles Turns Down Role of Prince Eric in ‘The Little Mermaid’ Live-Action Remake

Harry Styles has reportedly been confirmed to play Prince Eric in Disney’s upcoming live-action remake of The Little Mermaid, according to The DisInsider and fans are ecstatic about the news!

As previously announced, Halle Bailey has been casted in the lead role as Ariel in the live-action remake of the 1989 classic film, Disney’s Little Mermaid. Melissa McCarthy will reportedly take the role of Ursula, the villainous sea witch. Javier Bardem is in talks to play Ariel’s father King Triton  Melissa McCarthy, Jacob Tremblay, and Awkwafina who are circling Ursula, Ariel’s best friend Flounder, and Scuttle.

Prince Eric is the human love interest for Ariel. After saving him from drowning, Ariel makes a deal with the sea witch Ursula to exchange her voice for legs in order for a chance to make Eric fall in love with her.

The live-action remake of this Disney classic animated film will begin production early next year (2020), and will be helmed by stage/screen director Rob Marshall. It will feature the original film score by composer Alan Menken, as well as new tunes co-written by Lin-Manuel Miranda. David Magee will pen the script for the remade film.

Styles made his acting debut in Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk, which grossed over $526 million worldwide and He recently tested for the lead role in Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis biopic, but the part ended up going to Austin Butler. However, that didn’t stop Styles’ from continuing to pursue a career within acting as he has now been confirmed as Prince Eric in Disney’s live-action remake of the Little Mermaid.

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Andrew Wendowski is the Founder and CEO of Music Mayhem. As a 29-year-old entrepreneur, he oversees content as the Editor-In-Chief for the independent brand. Wendowski, who splits time between Philadelphia, Penn., and Nashville, Tenn., has an extensive background in multimedia. Before launching Music Mayhem in 2014, he worked as a highly sought-after photojournalist and tour photographer, collaborating with such labels as Interscope Records and Republic Records. He has captured photos of some of the biggest names, including Taylor Swift, Metallica, Harry Styles, P!NK, Morgan Wallen, Carrie Underwood, The Rolling Stones, Madonna, Shania Twain, and hundreds more. Wendowski’s photos and freelance work have appeared nationwide and can be seen everywhere from ad campaigns to various publications, including Billboard and Rolling Stone. When Wendowski isn’t running Music Mayhem, he enjoys spending time at concerts, traveling, and capturing photos.

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