Marwan Kenzari Nabbed for ‘Old Guard’ Film Adaptation!

Marwan Kenzari Nabbed for ‘Old Guard’ Film Adaptation!

Marwan Kenzari, who recently played Jafar in Disney’s live-action Aladdin remake, Skydance and Netflix’s adaptation of Greg Rucka’s The Old Guard.   Image Via Image Comics A tragedy of immortality,  The Old Guard follows Andy, the leader of elite group of super soldiers who has been alive since ancient Greece. He leads this rag-tag team of immortals, which has two members who were on opposing sides during the Crusades. They’ve lived through many wars, but now they’ve encounter encountered a genuine threat in the technology age when a black woman serving in the Marines turns out to be an immortal, forcing them into action just as an …

A Whole New World: Disney Drops New ‘Aladdin’ Trailer

A Whole New World: Disney Drops New ‘Aladdin’ Trailer

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Well the trailer is here! This morning, Disney dropped the new trailer for Aladdin, revealing a whole new menagerie of classic scenes adapted in live action. And most exciting of all: the songs! Yes, folks snippets from Friend Like Me and A Whole New World are glimpsed here, allowing the sheer scope of the project to finally come into focus. Aladdin looks appropriately epic in scale, both in the breath of the sets, the beautiful costumes, and equally lovely cinematography. It appears this move is just more than Will Smith in blue makeup, allowing fans to breathe a sigh of relief.     Speaking of the Genie, …