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Disney announced at its D23 Expo on Saturday that it has found its Aladdin, Jasmine, and Genie for its live-action remake of its classic animated movie.

Naomi Scott has been announced as Princess Jasmine, while Will Smith has signed on as the Genie. As for Aladdin, he will be played by a relatively unknown face, Mena Massoud. Guy Ritchie will direct.

The movie is the latest of Disney’s animated classics to be remade in a live-action version, with such movies as Cinderella, Beauty and the Beast and The Jungle Book among the most recent offerings.

What do you think, Grio fam? Are you excited for Disney’s latest live-action remake?


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