Call him Prince Eric Jonah Hauer-King Starring alongside Halle Bailey In the upcoming live-action remake, The Little Mermaid
Jonah was cast in this iconic film role in November 2019 but before that, he appeared to have a part in it during a September interview with 1883 Magazine. During his chat with the publication the London native said he “wouldn’t say no” to starring in a musical.
It’s a given. The Little Mermaid won’t be Jonah’s first experience making music for a project. In 2018, he had the chance to sing in the film Postcards from London. “I was acting in the film and found out that Steve [McLean], the director, was being fairly open-minded about his musical approach,” Jonah recalled to 1883 Magazine. “I kind of just muscled my way in there, brought my guitar on set one day and constantly dropped hints. It was shameless but it worked.!”
The singers of films are not the only ones who can sing. A Dog’s Way Home He has also gained a great deal of stage experience from his mother. Debra HauerA well-known theatre producer.
“I started out doing theater and I think it’s informed me a lot,” he shared during the same magazine interview. “Doing a play has a great sense of a ‘company’, and the feeling that you’re all working towards the same thing. I think being respectful of everyone’s job, and recognizing the importance that everyone has in the process — that’s when the best work is made.”
Jonah seems to be a fan of being part of an ensemble. Aside from Halle, he’ll be sharing the screen with Awkwafina, Daveed Diggs Jacob Tremblay, Melissa McCarthy You can also find out more about the following: Javier Bardem. Actress Norma Dumezweni Halle, who is set to play a secret role that has not yet been announced, spilled a little tea about seeing Jonah and Halle on set. The Pose star called her costars “f–king adorable” together.
“There’s a moment when the camera zooms in and you see both of them. I was watching on a monitor and was like, ‘If that’s not iconic, I have no taste,’” she told Variety In May 2021. “They’re just so sweet together.”
With a review like that, fans can’t wait to see the magic Jonah is sure to bring to the big screen! Browse our gallery and learn everything you need about the British actor who plays Prince Eric.
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