Surely, seeing Harry Styles as Prince Eric in the new version of The little Mermaid he would have loved all of his fans, but the also actor rejected the offer to star in the film.
It was Rob Marshall himself, director of the film, who announced that the interpreter of Sign of the Times was contemplated to play the role of this unforgettable prince.
Since the adaptation live action from the classic Disney story The little Mermaid was announced, the information about the film has generated many headlines, but finally this year it will be released in all theaters. Recently, in an interview for Entertainment Weekly, The director of the film, Rob Marshall, revealed that the world music figure Harry Styles refused to star in the story.
We meet with him. It was a charm. A wonderful boy. But, in the end, he felt that he should retire and make the movies that he ended up making, which were darker.
Apparently, the motives of the interpreter of As It Was They were professionals, since he does not want to be pigeonholed acting in roles where he has to sing, because, according to what the famous director revealed, he wants to show that he can be a more versatile actor, playing much more complex characters that require him to leave his comfort zone. .
Many young musicians like Harry want to make their own way and not necessarily be seen as singers. That’s why he wanted to do something outside of the musical genre, to expand as an actor.
Although Marshall says he is very happy with having two young and new actors in the film, he agrees that the idea of having Harry in the film seemed very funny, but acknowledged that in the end everything happens for a reason.