Former One Route star Harry Types gained’t be diving into the function of Prince Eric within the live-action remake of “The Little Mermaid.”
The actor and rocker turned down the half, sources “with knowledge of the project” instructed The Wrap on Tuesday. Different shops later verified the report.
“Styles is a fan of the project but respectfully declined,” The Wrap wrote, citing one of many unnamed sources. Types’ company didn’t instantly reply to HuffPost’s request for remark.
Earlier on Tuesday, each AMC Theatres and Regal Cinemas incorrectly tweeted that Types had agreed to do the function. The tweets have been later deleted.
The U.K.’s Press Affiliation additionally confirmed by a “source close to Styles” that he rejected the provide, Sky Information reported. Selection verified the report as properly, including that the venture has already moved on with out the boy band alum, who appeared within the 2017 movie “Dunkirk.”
Types would have performed reverse Halle Bailey’s Ariel, a mermaid princess who simply needs to be human.
Experiences had circulated in July that Disney was courting Types for Prince Eric.
The unique animated 1989 model of “The Little Mermaid” grossed greater than $211 million worldwide on the field workplace. It gained the Oscar for finest musical rating.
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