Director Guy Ritchie Reveals First Look At Live-Action Aladdin!

Director Guy Ritchie Reveals First Look At Live-Action Aladdin!

Entertainment Weekly has just released an article granting us what we have been wishing for: more about the new Aladdin movie!   Originally, Aladdin was an animated film from Disney, based on the Arabic folktale of the same name from the Arabic book One Thousand and One Nights (a.k.a Arabian Nights). One Thousand and One Nights is a compilation of several Arabian folktales.   The 1992 Disney adaptation was a huge hit, and director Guy Ritchie is hoping to do the same for the live-action edition! He’s hit a few roadblocks on the way to achieving his wish though.   The Entertainment Weekly article revealed the behind-the-scenes struggles director Guy Ritchie had …

The Cast of Disney’s ‘Aladdin’ Remake Brings Characters Into a Whole New World

The Cast of Disney’s ‘Aladdin’ Remake Brings Characters Into a Whole New World

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Disney’s 1992 Aladdin is getting the live action treatment. Will Smith is playing the Genie (previously voiced by Robin Williams…obviously). Smith celebrated the beginning of shooting with a picture of the principle cast. Check it out here!   From left to right: Will Smith (Genie), Naomi Scott (Jasmine), Marwan Kenzari (Jafar), Mena Massoud (Aladdin) / Image Via Will Smith    This live action remake puts a new spin on the 1992 cartoon. The 1992 cartoon was itself a reimagining of a tale in One Thousand and One Nights. Though the folk tale wasn’t originally a part of the One Thousand and One Nights, it’s still a classic. It actually …