Check Out The First Sneak Peek Into The Aladdin Live Action Movie
The first set photos of Guy Ritchie’s upcoming Aladdin live action are already here, and it is getting difficult to contain our excitement. From Will Smith’s beard, and his neo-genie costume to Naomi Scott’s look as the extraordinarily elegant Princess Jasmine, the Entertainment Weekly Magazine has revealed a lot about the upcoming feature with its title poster and exclusive photos.
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The Full Cast Details
Reprising the classic roles of the Aladdin franchise this time are Will Smith, Mena Massoud, Naomi Scott, Marwan Kenzari, Navid Negahban, Nasim Pedrad, Billy Magnussen, and Numan Acar. Smith is famous for his roles in Ali and Men in Black will play a revamped Genie. He still possess the power to grant three wishes to whoever grabs his magic lamp. Mena Massoud, on the other hand will detect the titular character, Aladdin, An Arabian robinhood who would awe the audience with the newly found shades in his character. Power Rangers fame Naomi Scott has boarded the Aladdin bandwagon as Princess Jasmine. She is the Sultan’s beautiful daughter who wants to have a say in how she lives her life. The animated versions have not exactly put Jasmine into much spotlight. This Aladdin live action feature will; hence give the character much more independence.
The Aladdin live action film finds its main antagonist in Marwan Kenzari (Murder on the Orient Express). Kenzari has been roped in to play the evil Jafar. This sorcerer and minister has some nasty plans up his sleeves to steal the throne from the Sultan. Navid Negahban (Homeland) please yet another pivotal character of the Sultan in the movie. He is ruler of Agrabah who is eager and a concerned father looking out for a perfect suitor for his daughter. Nasim Pedrad, who often appears on Saturday Night Live, will play Dalia. Dalia Princess Jasmine’s hand maiden and confidante. Billy Magnussen will also appear as a proposed husband for Princess Jasmine. Lastly, Numan Acar has also joined the Aladdin live action feature as Hakim. He is Jafar’s right-hand man and head of the palace guards.
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Will Smith As Genie
While the poster and pictures duties the lock for Will Smith as Genie on the Aladdin live action movie, his look in the blue floating form is still being worked upon. Will Smith will play Genie in a critically different way then Williams did in the original movie. The Genie’s personality the comics style, and even the muscular 70s dad look is all exclusive to the Aladdin live action feature.
Aladdin Live Action Release Date
The musical romcom will release in theaters on 24th may 2019. John August and Vanessa Taylor present the screenplay for the movie and Walt Disney productions has helmed the production of this Aladdin live action film.