Aladdin

Billy Magnussen Cast as New Character in ‘Aladdin’
Disney’s live-action adaptation of Aladdin is probably going to be a little longer than the animated version, so there’s plenty of space to add in a character or a subplot or two. Which seems to be why Billy Magnussen has just been added to the cast, as mystery newcomer “Prince …
‘Aladdin’ Remake Adds ‘Prison Break’ Star
Things are moving along quite nicely for Disney’s live-action redo of Aladdin, and the casting momentum of recent weeks continues today with yet another new addition: Numan Acar, best known for recurring roles on Homeland and FOX’s Prison Break revival, has joined the ensemble for Guy …
Disney Struggles to Find Leads for Live-Action ‘Aladdin’
Disney has several live-action remakes in development, but two titles in particular have attracted a little extra attention: Aladdin and Mulan. Although pop culture is becoming increasingly socially conscious, Hollywood’s unfortunate history of whitewashing has left many (rightfully) concerne…
The Live-Action ‘Aladdin’ Will Have a Diverse Cast
There’s been a lot of talk about whitewashing in the news lately, what with two big blockbusters, The Great Wall and the live-action Ghost in the Shell, poised to hit theaters soon. Disney has plans for both a live-action Mulan and Aladdin in the works, and the production of both will be scru…

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