Harry Styles in talks to play Prince Eric in live-action The Little Mermaid

The ex-One Direction frontman is being touted to star opposite R&B singer Halle Bailey in Disneys new take on the animated romance Harry Styles is in talks to take on the role of Prince Eric in Disneys live-action remake of The Little Mermaid. The former One Direction singer is said to be an early favourite and is currently in discussions with the studio. Styles would star alongside the a user suggested that Styles would make the perfect choice for the character. The Little Mermaid will follow in the footsteps of a long list of mostly successful Disney remakes. This year has seen Guy Ritchies Aladdin make $961m worldwide while Jon Favreaus The Lion King is predicted to take as much …