By Samantha Highfill
September 03, 2019 at 05:58 PM EDT
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13 Reasons Why

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  • TV Show
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  • Netflix
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Tony Padilla as a prince? It could happen.

Following the news that Harry Styles will not be playing Prince Eric to Halle Bailey’s Ariel in Disney’s live-action remake of The Little Mermaid, 13 Reasons Why actor Christian Navarro threw his hat in the ring via Twitter. On Aug. 13, he tweeted, “So I heard Harry Styles passed on Prince Eric, well…I can sing. Black Ariel/Latino Prince…no ones called but Season 3 drops next week and I think it’s one hell of an audition.” (Season 3 was in reference to the third season of Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why.)

Michael Loccisano/Getty Images; Disney

And now, it seems his tweet at least sort of worked. On Tuesday, Navarro shared that Disney saw his tweet and “gave my team a call.” As he put it, “They wanted to see what I could do.” Navarro then ended his tweet with, “Tapes sent. Fingers crossed. Let’s make some history.”

In other words, Navarro is taking his shot at becoming a Disney prince.

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13 Reasons Why

Based on the 2007 novel written by Jay Asher, the Netflix drama follows a teen named Clay who attempts to figure out what led his classmate and crush, Hannah, to commit suicide.

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  • TV Show
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  • 2
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  • 26
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  • TV-14
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creator
  • Brian Yorkey
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  • Netflix
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