Harry Styles leaving Hollywood behind to focus on music

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Harry Styles has been swamped with movie offers since it emerged that he is a rather fine actor, but he has reportedly decided to put his Hollywood career behind him while he focuses on his solo music career.

One Direction's Harry Styles is coming to Singapore in November as part of his first solo world tour. (Photo: AP)
One Direction’s Harry Styles is putting acting behind him Photo: AP)

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The One Direction star, 23, might have made his mark on the acting world when he took on a role in the upcoming war film ‘Dunkirk’, but it has been reported the hunk won’t be appearing on the big screen again any time soon as he’s “adamant” that music is where his passion lies.

A source told the Sunday Mirror: “Harry has opted to pursue his music career ahead of movies. He’s found himself a very wanted man, besieged by leading man role offers worth serious bucks, but he’s adamant music is his first love. Harry is setting down a marked to the world as a credible solo star with live shows and hard promo on the road.”

Harry will make his dramatic debut in World War II movie Dunkirk (Copyright: Beretta/Sims/REX/Shutterstock)
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Harry admitted that he was nervous about debuting his solo music sound to the world, with his new single being compared to the likes of icons David Bowie and Freddie Mercury.

But the talented star certainly isn’t planning on slowing down, as earlier this week he announced plans to head out on a world tour in support of his self-titled debut solo album, due out next month.

Harry Styles to play Mick Jagger in a new biopic?(AP)
Harry Styles to play Mick Jagger in a new biopic?(AP)

The tour kicks off in San Francisco on September 19, and will see him play 29 shows across the world including two nights at London’s Eventim Apollo in Hammersmith on October 29 and 30.

So will Harry play Rolling Stones legend Mick Jagger in a biopic as previously thought?

We’ll have to wait and see.

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