Disney Cast A Newcomer As Prince Eric In The Live-Action Version Of “The Little Mermaid”

Buzzfeed – Disney has finally found the actor who will portray Prince Eric in its live-action version of 1989 classic The Little Mermaid. 

Jonah Hauer-King, a relative newcomer who has starred in the films The Last Photograph and A Dog’s Way Home, will play the beloved prince who enchants Ariel the mermaid, who will be portrayed by Halle Bailey.

According to Variety, Hauer-King had a screen test for the role as recently as last week.