WASHINGTON (TEGNA) - "This Is Us" star Niles Fitch will be Disney's first live-action black prince.
Fitch, who plays teenaged Randall Pearson on the NBC drama, will appear this summer in "Secret Society of Second-Born Royals" which will stream on Disney+ this summer. Fitch will play Prince Tuma, described as charismatic but self-centered.
"Welcome Disney’s first Black prince @disneyplus," Fitch wrote on his Instagram page, highlighting an article from Entertainment Weekly.
According to EW, the movie is based on a secret society of royals who are endowed with special abilities. The lead character is Sam, played by Peyton Elizabeth Lee, who is second-in-line to take over the throne of Illyria.