The source explained:
“Even though he had virtually no acting experience, they saw he had huge star potential and would give the solo project enormous publicity.”
Why didn’t he end up nabbing the role? His burgeoning solo music career would have made locking down a filming schedule virtually impossible.
However, for those that want to see Styles up on the big screen, he’s set to play a role in Christopher Nolan’s upcoming war film, Dunkirk.