Disney’s Live-Action Aladdin Cast Announced #Aladdin

OMG!!! They just announced that casting is in place for ALADDIN, the Live-Action Adaptation!!! I am happier than a pig in mud right now.


Disney’s Live-Action Aladdin Has a Cast!

Casting for Disney’s live-action Aladdin is complete and production is currently underway at Longcross Studios outside London.

The Live-Action Aladdin cast includes:

Two-time Oscar® nominee Will Smith (“Ali,” “Men in Black”) as the Genie who has the power to grant three wishes to whoever possesses his magic lamp.

Mena Massoud (Amazon’s “Jack Ryan”) as Aladdin, the hapless but lovable street rat who is smitten with the Sultan’s daughter.

Naomi Scott (“Power Rangers”) as Princess Jasmine, the Sultan’s beautiful daughter who wants to have a say in how she lives her life;.

Marwan Kenzari (“Murder on the Orient Express”) as Jafar, an evil sorcerer who devises a nefarious plot to unseat the Sultan and rule Agrabah himself.

Navid Negahban (“Homeland”) as the Sultan, the ruler of Agrabah who is eager to find a proper husband for his daughter.

Jasmine; Nasim Pedrad (“Saturday Night Live”) as Dalia, Princess Jasmine’s hand maiden and confidante.

Billy Magnussen (“Into the Woods”) as Prince Anders, a suitor from Skanland and potential husband for Princess Jasmine.

Numan Acar (“Homeland”) as Hakim, Jafar’s right-hand man and head of the palace guards.


Check out this selfie of ALADDIN cast members Will Smith (“Genie”), Mena Massoud (“Aladdin”), Naomi Scott (“Princess Jasmine”) and Marwan Kenzari (“Jafar”).



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  1. This will be so fun to see! I did not know that Will Smith was going to be the Genie, he will be great in it! My kids just saw Aladdin for the first time (parent fail for not showing it sooner) ans they fell in love with it. Such a funny movie!

  2. We just saw Aladdin the Musical with the original broadway aladdin and he would have been great in the movie! Love Will smith as Genie!

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