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Harry Styles doesn't want to be part of 'The Little Mermaid's' world

Prince Eric in The Little Mermaid is Harry Styles EXCLUSIVE: Harry Styles Has Officially Signed On To Play Prince Eric in 'The Little Mermaid' -
Julia Gonzales | 16 August, 2019, 13:57

The former One Direction member had been in talks to take up the role alongside Halle Bailey's Ariel, and rumours surfaces last night that it was a done deal.

Are you sad to know that Harry Styles will not be playing Prince Eric opposite Halle Bailey's Ariel in The Little Mermaid? Without citing any sources, the site wrote that "DisInsider has been recently informed that Styles has officially signed on to the project".

According to The Wrap, the actor-singer has "respectfully declined" the plum role.

One fan wrote: "Right so going from "harry styles confirmed to be prince eric" to "anything is yet to be confirmed" all the way to "harry styles has denied the role of prince eric" all in a matter of hours has been the worst form of heartbreak i have ever experienced".

For The Little Mermaid, Melissa McCarthy is already in talks to play Ursula and Javier Bardem for King Triton.

China slams 'terrorist-like actions' by protesters at Hong Kong airport
The man Xu identified as a Shenzhen resident was held for about two hours before eventually being taken away in an ambulance. In an earlier tweet, Rubio said that the Chinese regime's stance on Hong Kong "is showing the world exactly who they are".

The remake will feature songs from the 1989 animation as well as new songs by Lin-Manuel Miranda.

Production is expected to begin in early 2020 on The Little Mermaid, with official casting updates expected in the coming weeks.

The original version of The Little Mermaid follows Ariel, a teen mermaid who dreams of living on land and marrying Prince Eric.

The Sign of the Times singer, made his Hollywood debut in Christopher Nolan's Dunkirk (2017) and was appreciated for his scenes, even though they were limited.

He was also up for the highly-coveted role of music legend Elvis Presley in a currently-untitled biopic from director Baz Luhrmann.

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