Normal People’s Paul Mescal was reportedly added to Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber’s star wishlist to appear on his upcoming stage musical, Cinderella.
The 24-year-old Irish actor, who earned legions of fans this year with the debut of his acclaimed television show, is said to be tied to the role of Prince Charming in the play.
A source told The Mirror: “Andrew would love to be featured in one of his musicals and joked how they were looking for a charming prince. Paul said he was really honored and what a dream it would be to be on a West End show.
Fascinated? Normal People’s Paul Mescal (left) has reportedly been added to Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber’s (right) star wish list to appear on his upcoming stage musical, Cinderella
“You’ve spoken a couple of times and Paul is ready to do something but doesn’t want to commit long term because he’s being inundated with offers. So he could do a couple of cameos or take it over for a couple of months. ‚
While 72-year-old impresario Lloyd Webber is reportedly looking to give the actor a role in the production, according to the publication, Mescal is reportedly busy cracking Hollywood as his popularity suddenly spikes.
MailOnline has approached Paul Mescal and Lord Lloyd Webber’s representatives for comment.
Hit show: He became famous for his role in Normal People alongside Daisy Edgar-Jones (pictured)
The stage musical was due to open this fall but has been postponed to 2021 as London theaters remain closed amid the novel coronavirus pandemic.
While the cast has not yet been confirmed, Mescal likely impressed the acclaimed star after announcing that he was making his acting debut in Phantom Of The Opera as a student – which led to an invitation to a singalong.
After Mescal made the reveal during an appearance on Ireland’s Late Late Show on RTE, Lloyd Webber tweeted the star, ‘Hi Paul! I heard you are part of the Phantom Alumni, fancy a singalong? «
Mescal was impressed by the news and replied, “Oh my god, is this a real thing?”
Shocked: Last month, Paul admitted that co-star Daisy’s Emmy nudge was “disappointing”.
Last month, the movie star lost the coveted Emmy Award for Best Actor to Mark Ruffalo, who won for his work on I Know This Much Is True.
After the ceremony, Paul’s family jokingly called him a “loser” with his musician sister Nell (17), who published a funny screenshot of the actor’s Mescal FaceTiming in her Instagram story.
At the moment, the TV star’s mother was seen putting the loser’s L mark on her forehead while the rest of the relatives giggled. She titled the screenshot: “We still love you.”
Ordinary people excited the nation when it aired in April. Millions of viewers watched the romance between Paul’s character Connell Waldron and Marianne Sheridan, played by Daisy Edgar-Jones.
Unfortunately, the hunk missed winning his first Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie for his role in Normal People at the ceremony last month
Last month, Mescal admitted that co-star Daisy’s Emmy nudge was “disappointing” after becoming famous during the lockdown for Sally Rooney’s novel-adapted TV show.
Mescal spoke about his nomination and the nudge of 22-year-old co-star Edgar-Jones and said to Just Jared, “It’s disappointing because I would have liked to share that with her.”
Mescal also revealed that the first person he wanted to tell about his exciting Emmy nomination was his mom, but he couldn’t get in touch.
He added, “I tried to call everyone in a WhatsApp group but no one answered.
“I think they were all scared. When I called everyone it was pretty amazing. My brother who never cries has cried. ‚
‘Loser’: After the ceremony, Paul’s family made fun of him after he lost the award
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