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'The Little Mermaid': Harry Styles In Talks To Play "Prince Eric" In Disney's Live-Action Remake

Could Harry Styles be starring as "Prince Eric" in Disney's live-action remake of The Little Mermaid?

17. Juli 2019 - 12:01 Uhr / Clemens Fanger

After his 2017 appearance in the epic war movie Dunkirk, the English singer and songwriter is in talks to join the Disney universe. Will Harry Styles be the new "Prince Eric"?

Harry Styles is returning to the big screen! The singer-songwriter could join the cast of Disney's live-action remake of The Little Mermaid "Prince Eric", as Variety reports. Styles would be teaming up with Halle Bailey, who has already been confirmed for the role of "Ariel", a mermaid who falls in love with the human "Eric" and then strives to become human as well. "Ariel's" evil aunt Ursula will be played by Melissa McCarthy.

The singer, songwriter and actor Harry Styles on stage in 2018.

The Little Mermaid will feature new songs by Lin-Manuel Miranda

The Little Mermaid will be directed by Rob Marshall (Mary Poppins Returns) and will feature some old songs from the 1989 Disney classic as well as new songs from "Hamilton" creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, who is also a producer on the movie.

Harry Styles made his acting debut in 2017

Styles made his acting debut in the 2017 epic war drama Dunkirk, directed by Christopher Nolan and starred alongside A-listers like Tom Hardy and Kenneth Branagh.