Tangled concept art, by Glen Keane
Then, to appeal more to the target audience of female teens and little girls, they made him Prince Charming with a personality, so you know he’s ‘good and pretty’, and there wouldn’t be a societal issue in pairing a 25+ year old ex-con with someone the size of a 14 year old.
Personally, I would have LOVED to see this version of Flynn. Just to show that not every guy needs to be the Hollywood version of “hot” to get a girl. The second drawing reminds me so much of me and my boyfriend. I’m “the size of a 14 year old” and my boyfriend’s a bigger guy, and it just would have been SO nice to see Disney do something outside the norm!
I would have liked this….