Aladdin

  ZAYN’S A WHOLE NEW WORLD  IS HERE FROM DISNEY’S ALADDIN
Aladdin is ready to fly into cinemas May 24th

And here it is: the latest rendition of timeless classic A Whole New Worldset as the end title for Disney‘s live action ALADDIN which flies into theatres this month. It is performed by surprisingly good Zayn and awfully mismatched vocals from a singer called Zhavia Ward (I’ve never heard of her, but her singing sounds ghastly bad in the song, even offensively disrespectful to the genre, but that’s a millennial for you, sadly)! Beside new versions of the old songs, the soundtrack will have a new song as well. Will Smith and DJ Khaled will cover classic Oscar nominated song Friend Like Me. New song Speechless is performed by

The movie is a live action version of the animated hit

Princess Jasmine herself.

LIVE ACTIONALADDIN   
directed by Guy Ritchie, is written by John Augustand Ritchie based on Disney’s classic animated adventure. The film stars Will Smith as the larger than life Genie; Mena Massoud as the charming scoundrel Aladdin; Naomi Scott  as Jasmine, the beautiful, self determined princess; Marwan Kenzari as Jafar, the powerful sorcerer; Navid Negahban as the Sultan concerned with his daughter’s future; Nasim Pedrad as Dalia, Princess Jasmine’s free spirited best friend and confidante;

Mena Massoud is Aladdin in the live action remake

Billy Magnussen as the handsome and arrogant suitor Prince Anders; and Numan Acar as Hakim, Jafar’s right-hand man and captain of the palace guards. Read more in our spotlight on the movie!

 

Aladdin

Mena Massoud as the street rat with a heart of gold, Aladdin, and Will Smith as the larger-than-life Genie in Disney’s ALADDIN, directed by Guy Ritchie.
 NEW ‘ALADDIN’ PHOTOS
ARRIVE FROM EW AND DISNEY!

The latest First Look edition of Entertainment Weekly is out bringing us first glimpses into upcoming 2019 movie and TV projects! Gracing their cover this

Guy Ritchie is, sadly, directing this one!

week is the lead cast of Disney‘s new live action movie adaptation of ALADDIN including Will Smithas the new Genie,  Mena Massoud as the affable, quick thinking, optimistic dreamer and street thief Aladdin and Naomi Scott as indomitable and benevolent Princess Jasmine (the two of them were chosen after six months of auditions). Loosely based on Arabian folktales from One Thousand and One Nights, this epic adventure, which is still in post production, should fly its magic carpet into cinemas around the world May

Surprisingly, the movie was not shot in Arabia, but England and Jordan

24th! Both Aladdin and Jasmine will have their solo songs in the film written by composer Alan Menken with lyrics from The Greatest Showmansongwriters Benj Pasek and Justin Paul!

 

THE REST OF THE CAST!   
The cast also includes Nasim Pedrad as Jasmine’s handmaiden and best friend Dalia, who helps princess navigate the suitors attempting to win her hand (among whom is also Billy Magnussen as Prince Anders of Skånland)!
Marwan Kenzari is Sultan’s (Navid Negahban) evil Grand Vizier and deceptive sorcerer Jafar who needs the magical lamp for his own nefarious reasons! Numan Acar stars as Hakim, Jafar’s right-hand man and head of the palace guards.