Disney in balancing act as some workers walk out in protest
With some workers across the U.S. staging a walkout, The Walt Disney Co. finds itself performing a high-wire act of balancing the expectations of a diverse workforce against demands from an increasingly polarized and politicized marketplace.
'The Little Mermaid' Casts Its Prince Eric for Live-Action Remake
And our Prince Eric is... Jonah Hauer-King! The newcomer has been cast to play Prince Eric is Disney's upcoming live-action remake ofThe Little Mermaid, according to multiple reports. In a September interview with The Face, Styles opened up about passing on the project, which stars Halle Bailey as Ariel. Rounding out the cast of The Little Mermaid is Melissa McCarthy as Ursula, Javier Bardem as King Triton and Daveed Diggs as Sebastian. RELATED CONTENT:Halle Bailey Says Playing Ariel in 'Little Mermaid' Live-Action Is a 'Dream Come True' (Exclusive)Yara Shahidi Says Halle Bailey's 'Little Mermaid' Casting Is Redefining Princesses & Fairy Tales (Exclusive)