Live-Action ‘Aladdin’ Casts Villain, Creates New Role for Reboot

Weeks after finding out the leads for Disney's live-action Aladdin, the studios casts the film's villain. Marwan Kenzari is coming to the big screen as the sinister Jafar. The Dutch-Tunisian actor has played in Ben-Hur, The Mummy and Murder on the Orient Express. Walt Disney Studios has also confirmed the Aladdin remake will also have a new role:... Continue Reading →


Will Smith Cast as Genie, Princess Jasmine and Prince Ali Also Named for Live-Action ‘Aladdin’

It's been months since the announcement of a live-action Aladdin film and Disney is finally putting the cast together. At the D23 Expo 2017, we learned comedian Will Smith will take on the roll as Genie. Meanwhile, Mena Massoud will be playing Aladdin and Naomi Scott will be Jasmine. Massoud has a short list of acting gigs,... Continue Reading →

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