Jonah Hauer-King Wins Role Of Prince Eric – Deadline

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We completely advised you again in September that Jonah Hauer-King was within the working for the function of Prince Eric in Disney’s live-action The Little Mermaid, and right this moment Disney says he received the function within the Rob Marshall directed film.

Hauer-King was examined together with Krypton actor Cameron Cuffe London’s Pinewood Studios for the function again in September. Hauer-King’s casting comes within the wake of Harry Kinds backing away from talks for the a part of Ariel’s love curiosity; information of circling broke in July.

The Little Mermaid forged contains Halle Bailey as Ariel, Melissa McCarthy as Ursula, Awkwafina as Scuttle and Jacob Tremblay as Flounder. Javier Bardem is circling as King Triton. Pic is produced by Marshall, John DeLuca, Marc Platt and Lin-Manuel Miranda. The movie will characteristic beloved songs from the animated basic by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman, in addition to new songs by Menken (music) and Miranda (lyrics). This previous summer time, Disney’s stay motion tackle its basic animated toon Aladdin (which like Little Mermaid was additionally from the Jeffrey Katzenberg 80s/90s period) grossed $1.05 billion the worldwide field workplace.

Hauer-King is repped by CAA. His credit embrace The Music of Names which made its TIFF world premiere again in September, A Canine’s Means Dwelling, Danny Huston’s The Final {Photograph} and the 2017 PBC miniseries Little Girls. 

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