“Secret Society” Star Niles Fitch on Being Disney’s First Live Action Black Prince

This is Us star Niles Fitch has officially made history as Disney’s first live-action Black prince in the new Disney+ movie, Secret Society of Second-Born Royals, and the actor says that it feels “amazing” to have such an important role.

Niles told Hollywood Life that he’s thrilled about the role and its major step for representation. “It’s not even the fact that I’m doing it, but it’s more the fact that people are going to be able to see that on the big screen,” he shared. “When I think about my experiences, the first time I was really able to see that was Black Panther. I remember how it positively affected me, and I love Chadwick [Boseman].”

According to Niles, his role as the charismatic Prince Tuma gives other young men like him the chance to see themselves onscreen. “To know that I’m in a position to … be that

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