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Jonah Hauer-King & Niall Horan Attend Emporio Armani Fashion Show at Milan Fashion Week

Jonah Hauer-King goes black and white while attending the Emporio Armani Spring/Summer 2022 fashion show on Thursday (September 23) in Milan, Italy.

The 26-year-old The Little Mermaid star sat front row at the event, which was held during Milan Fashion Week.

Also sitting in the front row were singers Niall Horan and Becky G.

Here’s a description for the new collection: Under the symbol of an eagle that flies high and knows no boundaries, for forty years, Emporio Armani has been expressing the joys of fashion free from imposed rules, that nevertheless maintains the harmony of shapes, balance, and the sense of nonchalant elegance that are the essence of Armani style. The signature is distinctive. It expresses a strong identity, in which the dialogue between the male and female worlds are constant, despite their mutual differences.

If you missed it, Jonah‘s upcoming live action The Little Mermaid recently announced it’s release date! Filming on the Disney movie wrapped back in July.

Niall also recently made his red carpet debut as a couple with girlfriend Amelia Woolley.

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Halle Bailey & Jonah Hauer-King Seem to Be Filming Iconic 'Little Mermaid' Scene in These New Set Photos!

We have our first photos of Halle Bailey and Jonah Hauer-King on The Little Mermaid set together!

The two co-stars, who play Ariel the Mermaid and Prince Eric, were seen shooting what appears to be an iconic scene on Tuesday (June 29) in Sardinia, Italy. Noma Dumezweni was also seen on set that day.

We cannot confirm, but fans seem to think the pair may have been filming “Kiss the Girl,” one of the famous scenes from the original Disney movie! “Kiss the Girl” happens when Prince Eric and Ariel go for a romantic boat ride together. The song is famously sung by Sebastian the Crab.

If you missed it, you can see the very first set photos that came in of Halle on the set of The Little Mermaid.

Click through the gallery to see all the photos from The Little Mermaid set today…More Here! »

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Jonah Hauer-King & Noma Dumezweni Seen for First Time on 'Little Mermaid' Set

The first images of Noma Dumezweni and Jonah Hauer-King on the set of the live action The Little Mermaid movie are finally here!

The photos were taken on Monday (June 21) in Sardinia, Italy and show many other cast members as well, including extras, and presumably, stunt doubles. Jonah is portraying Prince Eric and Noma is portraying a brand new role, Carlotta, made just for this film. Emily Coates and Jessica Alexander also appear to be filming alongside them as well.

Earlier this week, we also saw some of the first photos of Halle Bailey, who is portraying Ariel in the film, on set and filming! Be sure to check out all of those photos as well if you haven’t already seen them!

A few years back, another actor actually slammed Jonah‘s casting in the movie.

Click through the gallery to see every single photo from The Little Mermaid set that was just released…More Here! »

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Disney Confirms Cast for 'The Little Mermaid' Live-Action Movie!

Disney made so many announcements this week and among them was the confirmation of the cast of the upcoming The Little Mermaid live-action remake.

It has been months since we first learned about who would be bringing these roles to life, but this is the first time Disney has confirmed some of the names.

The cast includes an Oscar winner, a five-time Grammy nominee, a Tony Award winner, and more.

The upcoming movie will be directed by Rob Marshall, who previously directed movie musicals like Chicago, Nine, Into the Woods, and Mary Poppins Returns.

Click inside to check out the full cast list… More Here! »

13 Reason Why's Christian Navarro Slams Jonah Hauer-King's Prince Eric Casting in 'Little Mermaid'

It was revealed earlier in the week that actor Jonah Hauer-King will be portraying Prince Eric in the upcoming live action Little Mermaid film opposite Halle Bailey in the title role.

However, 13 Reasons Why‘s Christian Navarro, who sent Disney audition tapes for the role, is not happy with the casting.

After the news of Jonah‘s casting was announced, Christian returned to Twitter briefly to share his thoughts, before deleting his account again. He also echoed his statement on his Instagram story.

“Just came back to say; after months of seeing every person of color they could think of for the role of Prince Eric, @DisneyStudios somehow still cast a white guy,” he wrote on Twitter. “I guess diversity is just a word. And THATS Hollywood. One brown person is enough, two brown leads is unthinkable.”

“Literally @disney saw a who’s who list of actors of color and STILL went with the white guy. So much for diversity. I guess two brown leads would have tanked the movie right? Boring,” he wrote on Instagram.

Find out which other actors reportedly read for the role over on

Jonah Hauer-King Will Play Prince Eric in 'Little Mermaid' Live Action Remake!

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.

READ MORE: Harry Styles Revealed Why He Passed on Prince Eric in ‘Little Mermaid’

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Cameron Cuffe & Jonah Hauer-King Are Testing to Play Prince Eric in 'The Little Mermaid' Live-Action!

Two new actors are in the running to play Prince Eric in the upcoming The Little Mermaid!

It is being reported that Krypton star Cameron Cuffe and A Dog’s Way Home actor Jonah Hauer-King have both tested to play Ariel’s love interest in the live-action remake, Deadline reports.

According to the site, Cameron and Jonah both tested for director Rob Marshall on Monday (September 23) at Pinewood Studios in London.

Harry Styles was in talks to take on Prince Eric, but turned down the role.

19-year-old singer/actress Halle Bailey is set to take on the role of Ariel the mermaid in the movie.

See who Just Jared readers chose as their choice for the next Prince Eric!