Disney has announced that Jonah Hauer-King will be playing Prince Eric in the upcoming live-action remake of the classic movie The Little Mermaid!
The 24-year-old British actor will join a cast that includes Halle Bailey as Ariel, Melissa McCarthy as Ursula, and Javier Bardem as King Triton. Rounding out the cast are Jacob Tremblay as the voice of Flounder, Awkwafina as the voice of Scuttle, and Daveed Diggs as the voice as Sebastian.
Harry Styles was previously in talks to take on the role, but he ultimately passed on the role.
You might recognizes Jonah from his work in A Dog’s Way Home and the 2017 BBC adaptation of Little Women.
Rob Marshall is directing the adaptation of The Little Mermaid and production will begin in early 2020.