By Creative Media TimesWe finally get a sneek peek at Disney’s upcoming live-action remake of “Aladdin” as the film’s first teaser trailer was released during Thursday Night Football.
The film is set to star Mena Massoud as the title character, a penniless teen smitten with the Sultan’s daughter Princess Jasmine played by Naomi Scott.
Massoud recently who appeared in “Jack Ryan” series from Amazon Video as Ryan’s colleague Tarek Kassar. He was cast in the role on July 2017.
Directed by Guy Ritchie, who also wrote the screenplay with John August, the film also features Will Smith playing the role of Genie, and Marwan Kenzari as Jafar.
This week, Will Smith also revealed its first poster in a post on Facebook featuring the story’s iconic lamp. “Choose wisely,” the tagline says. Smith posted: “LEMME OUT! 🙂 Can’t wait for y’all to see Me BLUE!.”
New characters such as Prince Anders and Dalia are set to be played by Billy Magnussen and Nasim Pedrad respectively.
Similar to recent Disney remake Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin is set to feature songs from the animated 1992 original. That film’s soundtrack was created by composer Alan Menken and songwriters Tim Rice and the late Howard Ashman.
“Aladdin” is set to be released on Nov. 24, 2019.