Having watched Love, Simon I can’t imagine anyone else playing Simon Spier than Nick Robinson. The 23-year-old actor is absolutely perfect for the role. With that being said, I wouldn’t have minded seeing Shawn Mendes locking lips with other guys on the silver screen.
While promoting his new single, “In My Blood,” on the Elvis Duran Show, the 19-year-old Canadian singer shares he was in the running for the lead role. He revealed he almost auditioned for the part, but the stars just weren’t aligned.
“Unfortunately, timing didn’t work out, but that would’ve been amazing,” Shawn said. He has no hard feelings though and praised Robinson’s performance. “It’s an incredible movie… Nick just did an incredible job,” he added.
Check out the interview below where Mendes also talks about his upcoming performance at the Queen’s birthday party with Shaggy and his new single “In My Blood.” If you haven’t checked out his new single, you can listen to it below as well.
Shawn Mendes ‘In My Blood’
Shawn Mendes Interview With Elvis Duran