'This Is Us' star Niles Fitch to be Disney's first live-action black prince

Niles Fitch arrives at the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. (Photo by Vince Bucci/Invision for the Television Academy/AP Images)
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"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.

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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.