Ritchie's film will include a couple of new songs, co-written by Disney music legend Alan Menken and writing duo Pasek & Paul - behind the likes of La La Land, The Greatest Showman, and stage musical Dear Evan Hansen. A dazzling place you never knew?
Wednesday afternoon saw Walt Disney Studios unveil the magical first official poster for its upcoming live-action adaptation of Aladdin. In the 1992 film, animation was an essential part in bringing Robin Williams' wild, manic voice work to life. But, as the poster warns, Aladdin can't get carried away in attempting to win over Jasmine; he must "choose wisely" when making his three wishes with Genie.
Fans will have to wait until next May to truly see what Ritchie has in store for the remake.
The first teaser trailer for Disney's next big live-action reboot, Aladdin, has arrived.
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You can check out the first look teaser in the video above! The filmmaker later hired Numan Acar as Hakim, Navid Negahban as The Sultan, Marwan Kenzari as Jafar and Naomi Scott as Princess Jasmine. Billy Magnussen will also feature in the film as a new character, Prince Anders.
Massoud and Scott's castings were jointly announced at the D23 Expo in July 2017.
In the 1992 film, this is where Aladdin finds the lamp: Atop a tower of stones in the middle of a lake of lava in the Cave of Wonders.