Rumors of Disney's rebooted version of The Little Mermaid have escaped. The latest proposed theory is that artist Harry Styles will portray Prince Eric in this live-action adaptation. However, later reports say the actor turned down the role. Read more about the film and its role here.
Will Harry Styles play Prince Eric?
We have some bad news for One Direction fans. According to reports from The Wrap, Harry Styles declined the opportunity to play Prince Eric in The Little Mermaid . This news comes just hours after the first reports that Harry Styles would be in the live-action movie.
Variety wrote, "Sources say that the initial reports of his casting were premature and that Styles made the decision to move on in friendship. The studio has already started looking at others for the part and according to sources a decision should come soon. ”
Since Harry Styles relayed, there is no news on who could play the role of Prince Eric. Some BTS fans say their singer, Jimin, should portray the character. Other state actors Jordan Fisher should be featured.
Fans were disappointed that Harry Styles will not be in "The Little Mermaid"
After a night full of speculation, sources finally confirmed that Harry Styles turned down the role of Prince Eric . Some fans of the songs were devastating at the news. Others were happy because it meant Styles would spend more time on his music and express his support on Twitter.
"Harry and his team knowing their marketing strategy was successful after getting all the media in existence to mention the name" Harry Styles, " said a Twitter user .
" What a treat being a Harry Styles fan, " said another Twitter user ." A roller coaster of emotions, because he is so relevant! And he never does what is expected, but he does more, a lot more. And every time he blows us away! We agree, support and love. "
Regardless of fans, the artist still supports. Since his time with One Direction, Styles released solo songs like" Sign of the Times. " like Alex in the movie, Dunkirk with Tom Hardy and Fionn Whitehead.
"By the way, Harry Styles is a prince with or without the" Prince Eric "tag," said a Twitter user .
Who will be the role in "The Little Mer maid
There are many speculations regarding the role of The Little Mermaid. After reports reported that Melissa McCarthy is "in talks" to portray the sea witch, Ursula, fans on Twitter, suggested other actors are perfect for the part. Who will portray the role of Ursula has not been confirmed by Disney.
The only confirmed cast member (so far, at least) is Halle Bailey, who will portray the lead role for Ariel. In the fall, there will also be a The Little Mermaid live stage production on ABC starring Moanas Auli'i Cravalho as Ariel.
Although the movie is confirmed, fans may have to wait a few years before the premiere of The Little Mermaid . Reportedly, Disney's rebooted classic will begin production sometime in 2020.