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The cast of Disney’s movie Aladdin unveiled

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The live-action remake of the animated film « Aladdin » has finally found its main characters!

After the Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella, Beauty and the Beast and the Jungle Book. it is the time of Aladdin to be adapted to the cinema. It was during the D23, that Disney finally revealed the casting of the film Aladdin directed by Guy Ritchie.

A proper Disney movie with a hint of the middle east. That’s what Aladdin promises to offer. Thus the reason for the delay caused by the casting. Today the wait is over as Mena Massoud will portray Aladdin, Naomi Scott as Jasmine and Will Smith in the role of the Genie.  The name of the interpreter of the vilain Jafar has not yet been revealed, according to Variety.

The big surprise of this cast is Mena Massoud, unknown to the general public, who made a few appearances in American television series. The choice of actress Naomi Scott, known for her role in the movie « Power Rangers », disappointed many Internet users who would have preferred to see an actress of Arab origin.

The feature film is scheduled for late 2018.It will be a musical that will draw inspiration from the classics of John Musker and Ron Clements and the Thousand and One Nights.