A first official teaser poster has been unveiled for Aladdin, the upcoming live-action adventure family fantasy movie directed by Guy Ritchie for Walt Disney Pictures:
“A live-action retelling of the 1992 Disney film of the same name.”
Well they’ve got the magic lamp right, haven’t they?
Anyway, the film cast:
– Mena Massoud as Aladdin: an Agrabah thief who is smitten with the Sultan’s daughter.
– Naomi Scott as Princess Jasmine: the Sultan’s daughter and the princess of Agrabah who wants to have a say in how she lives her life.
– Will Smith as Genie: a comical Jinn who has the nigh omnipotent power to grant three wishes to whomever possesses his magic lamp.
– Marwan Kenzari as Jafar: an evil sorcerer, the Grand vizier of Agrabah, and the chief advisor to the Sultan who secretly devises a plot to unseat the Sultan and rule Agrabah for himself by acquiring the magic lamp containing the Genie.
– Navid Negahban as The Sultan: the wise ruler of Agrabah who is eager to find a capable husband for his daughter Jasmine.
– Nasim Pedrad as Dalia: Princess Jasmine’s loyal handmaiden and confidante, and an exclusive character who did not appear in the original film.
– Billy Magnussen as Prince Anders: a suitor and potential husband for Princess Jasmine from the kingdom of Scanland, and another exclusive character who did not appear in the original film.
– Numan Acar as Hakim: Jafar’s right-hand man and head of the palace guards.
The release date of the movie is set to May 24, 2019.
Stay tuned for updates.