By Creative Media TimesDisney is developing a spin-off based on a character from this summer’s blockbuster hit, Aladdin, Prince Anders, The Hollywood Reporter shared on Friday.
The scene-stealing character was played by Billy Magnussen and one of Princess Jasmine’s suitors on the Disney adaptation which starred Mena Massoud as the title character, Will Smith as Genie and Naomi Scott as Jasmine.
The publication also reports that Jordan Dunn and Michael Kvamme will write the script and is intended for Disney+ streaming service
The announcement was met with some criticisms, with fans frustrations over recent news that the film’s lead Mena Massoud has not been able to get an audition since the film.
Aladdin was a massive hit this summer, grossing $1 billion worldwide box office after opening with $117 million over the Memorial Day holiday.