The Cast Of Aladdin Is Out And We Can’t Keep Calm

The Cast Of Aladdin Is Out And We Can’t Keep Calm

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Casting for “Aladdin,” the live-action adaptation of the studio’s animated classic, is complete and production is currently at Longcross Studios outside London.

The cast includes Will Smith as the Genie who has the power to grant three wishes to whoever possesses his magic lamp; Mena Massoud as Aladdin, the hapless but lovable street rat who is smitten with the Sultan’s daughter; Naomi Scott as Princess Jasmine, the Sultan’s beautiful daughter who wants to have a say in how she lives her life; Marwan Kenzari as Jafar, an evil sorcerer who devises a nefarious plot to unseat the Sultan and rule Agrabah himself; Navid Negahban as the Sultan, the ruler of Agrabah who is eager to find a proper husband for his daughter, Jasmine; Nasim Pedrad as Dalia, Princess Jasmine’s hand maiden and confidante; Billy Magnussen as Prince Anders, a suitor from Skanland and potential husband for Princess Jasmine; and Numan Acar as Hakim, Jafar’s right-hand man and head of the palace guards.

“Aladdin” is directed by Guy Ritchie from a screenplay by John August, which is based on the 1992 animated film “Aladdin” and stories from “One Thousand and One Nights.”

Here’s what Will Smith posted on his FB page:

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