Hollywood Reporter announces, Disney has cast the lead roles for the live-action adaptation of Aladdin. Naomi Scott (Power Rangers) will play Princess Jasmine while newcomer actor Mena Massoud will play Aladdin. Will Smith is also tapped to play the Genie.
Guy Ritchie is attached to direct. As of right now, they’re yet to cast the villain Jafar, Sultan, and Lago. The principal shooting is set to begin in August in London.