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People Logo People | Slide 1 of 10: <p>Although Styles captured the hearts of teen girls around the globe, it wasn't until he was cast in Dunkirk that the former One Direction member caught the attention of the film's director. Ahead of Dunkirk’s release, Nolan admitted he didn't realize quite how famous Styles was before he was cast. "I don’t think I was that aware really of how famous Harry was," Nolan said. “I mean, my daughter had talked about him. My kids talked about him, but I wasn’t really that aware of it. So the truth is, I cast Harry because he fit the part wonderfully and truly earned a seat at the table."</p>

CHRISTOPHER NOLAN & HARRY STYLES

Although Styles captured the hearts of teen girls around the globe, it wasn't until he was cast in Dunkirk that the former One Direction member caught the attention of the film's director. Ahead of Dunkirk’s release, Nolan admitted he didn't realize quite how famous Styles was before he was cast. "I don’t think I was that aware really of how famous Harry was," Nolan said. “I mean, my daughter had talked about him. My kids talked about him, but I wasn’t really that aware of it. So the truth is, I cast Harry because he fit the part wonderfully and truly earned a seat at the table."

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