The Little Mermaid film
The actor voices the role of Flounder in Disney's upcoming live-action remake.
The actor and singer described feeling “overwhelmed and overjoyed" that the movie is set to hit theaters soon.
You know, so they wouldn't have nightmares about the terrifying puppet from the live Disney production.
The former One Direction star "respectfully declined," according to reports, and the search now goes in a new direction.
Despite the negativity, the 19-year-old singer and actress had only positive things to say.
Queen Latifah and Shaggy are on board as Ursula and Sebastian for the network's first live-action TV musical.
The actor and singer told E! News that he "thought it was so special" that the 19-year-old, of musical duo Chloe x Halle, was cast as Ariel.
“It’s an important battle to fight and she’s not alone,” said Diana Huey, who played Ariel in a national touring production of the fairytale.
He's got the muscles to rule the mussels. And Twitter agrees.
The 19-year-old singer, who is half of the R&B duo Chloe x Halle, will star as Ariel in Disney’s remake.