Cast Announcements For The New 'Aladdin' Movie Has Everyone Talking

Aladdin (1992)
Directed by Ron Clements, John Musker
Shown from left: The Blue Genie of the Lamp (voice: Robin Williams), Princess Jasmine (voice: Linda Larkin), Aladdin 'Al'/Prince Ali Ababwa (voice: Scott Weinger)

Cast Announcements For The New 'Aladdin' Movie Has Everyone Talking

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Published July 15, 2017

Rumors swirled around who Disney was going to choose for their live-action version of Aladdin, and now, we know some of the main characters of the cast.

  1. Announcements about who will play Aladdin, Princess Jasmine and the Genie were all made at D23 in Anaheim on Saturday. Who was selected?

  2. Mena Massoud is Your aladdin:
  3. Naomi Scott will be Princess Jasmine:

    @nylonmag ☀️Summer come soon pleaseee....(I was actually freezing in this pic).

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  4. And Will Smith is the Genie!


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  5. Many were feeling the new cast
  6. While others weren't feeling the selections...

Massoud is a relative newcomer to the acting world while Naomi Scott has started in a few films, including playing Kimberly, the Pink Power Ranger.

No one really disagreed with Will Smith as Genie, because, well, he's Will Smith and hilarious.

What do you think of the cast announcements? Let us know in the comment section below.

Written by Paul Meara

(Photo: Disney)


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