Disney secures lead roles for live-action 'Aladdin'
Disney secures lead roles for live-action 'Aladdin'
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Will Smith, Mena Massoud and Naomi Scott were the three cast members announced at the D23 Expo on Saturday. His co-star as Princess Jasmine will be English actress Naomi Scott, who is partially of Gujarati heritage. Both relative up and comers, it will be nice to see fresh faces take on this classic.
Sherlock Holmes filmmaker Guy Ritchie is directing the film, which Bailey said draws influences for its city of Agrabah will draw from global influences, including the Middle East, India, and even China.
Stay tuned to Hollywood News Daily for the latest news and updates on the live-action Aladdin film as they roll in.
It was reported several days ago that Ritchie was struggling to find a lead actor for the film.
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Massoud is best-known for his small-screen roles on "Jack Ryan" and "Saving Hope". It was proving more hard than the studio imagined to find actors of Middle Eastern descent. Mena Massoud is that man and he is far from a household name, but that could wind up working in his favor since fans won't really have any preconceived notion of him as some other big character.
Will Smith will voice the Genie.
The Aladdin movie was originally slated to begin production in July, but the start of filming has been moved to August due to casting delays.
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