During the D23 Expo, Disney revealed the full cast for the upcoming live-action Aladdin movie. Mena Massoud will play Aladdin, with Power Rangers star Naomi Scott playing Jasmine. Disney has also confirmed that Will Smith will play the Genie. Guy Ritchie is confirmed to direct.
Aladdin is the latest in a string of Disney live-action adaptations, including this year’s Beauty &a The Beast and Jon Favreau’s The Jungle Book. The studio is also bringing The Lion King to the big screen with a live-action adaptation.
With casting complete, we will likely here more about the project moving forward, it’s exciting to think about a live-action Aladdin musical directed by Guy Ritchie.