This Is Us star Niles Fitch, who portrays young Randall on the hit sitcom will be Disney’s first black live-action prince. Fitch will play Prince Tuma is Disney’s new film Secret Society of Second-Born Royals, as Entertainment Weekly reports.
The forthcoming movie also stars Pitch Perfect‘s Skylar Astin and Andi Mack alum Peyton Elizabeth Lee. The sci-fi film is about gifted second-born royals who have special powers that assist them with protecting the world.
However, the young royals have to figure out how to use their powers for good. In order to do that they’re taken to a special school and taught by Professor James Morrow, portrayed by Astin.
Fitch’s character is said to be “charismatic,” and his “super-human ability is vital to the team’s success, but his self-centered nature needs a lesson in empathy.” Fitch recently shared the news via Instagram. “Welcome Disney’s first Black prince,” Fitch wrote.