Disney has definitely been on a roll with all of its exciting and magical projects. The live-action version of Beauty and The Beast was a major blockbuster hit and now, Disney has many more live-action movies slated to come out over the next couple of years. In fact, at their recent D23 Expo convention, a lot of news was revealed regarding all of the new movies we all can look forward to, and there is one we’re especially excited for – the Aladdin remake!
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At the D23 Expo, the cast of the live-action Aladdin movie was revealed. Mena Massoud will be taking on the fan-favorite role of Aladdin. He’s a total hunk so we’re super thrilled to see him bring his extraordinary talent in the musical. A familiar face will be portraying the role of Jasmine – the lovely, Naomi Scott, who just recently starred in the highly-acclaimed Power Rangers movie.
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It’s clear to see that the Aladdin movie definitely has one brilliant cast and wait until you hear who will be playing the role of Genie. None other than the profound actor, Will Smith.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Aladdin will begin production in August in London. Disney is still in the works of finding someone to play the role of Jafar, the wicked villain, as well as Sultan and Jafar’s sidekick, Iago.
We’re so ready to hop on our magic carpet and take a trip to a whole new world! This Aladdin remake will be one masterpiece of a film that we will be watching over and over again.
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