Tapped to play the genie, Will Smith steps into the daunting void left by Robin Williams, who voiced the character in the original animated film.
This comes after Disney had announced facing difficulty in finding a person to take on the role of Aladdin, asking people to offer their online suggestions for the flawless candidate.
Scott on the other hand was a star in the latest Power Rangers movie and also had a role in movies like The Martian, Terra Nova, and Disney movie Lemonade Mouth. Guy Ritchie was previously announced as director.
Insisting she is "over it", the singer, 24, appeared to make reference to missing out on the opportunity to play the Disney princess. One fan pointed out that Scott was white and Indian while Jasmine was black and Middle Eastern, hence, Scott was no Jasmine at all. Now the question on everybody's lips is: just who is Mena Massoud?
Mena, a relative newcomer, will play the role of Aladdin while Naomi is set to star as Jasmine. The Coptic Egyptian-Canadian actor is recognized for his roles in television series Open Heart and Saving Hope. Scott, who will portray Princess Jasmine, is born to a British actor and an Indian mother. The movie will draw inspiration from the 1992 animated film. According to a report by The Hollywood Reporter, filming for the live-action movie will start in August in London. Many names including Dev Patel, Riz Ahmed, Priyanka Chopra, Deepika Padukone were bandied about on social media in connection with the cast.
At the age of 17 , Raj was picked for the Indian team and in 1999, she made her debut in England against Ireland in a WODI match . During the Women's World Cup, her activity of reading before going out to bat has also caught the attention of fans.
And it seems the 23-year-old actor has another bromance simmering away with his Dunkirk with his co-star Fionn Whitehead. As for his acting skills, Christopher said, "I think what Harry does is extremely subtle because it's very real".
The House passed the measure the following day, and a similar resolution was introduced in the Senate by Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), spoke about Liu on the Senate floor on Wednesday, shortly before his death.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in has pledged to steer a course toward greater dialogue with the northern neighbor. North Korea took the new USA administration head on by conducting successfully a test of nuclear capable ICBM.
The Sixers' No. 1 overall pick in the 2016 NBA Draft , Ben Simmons, did not play in the contest but watched court-side. They'll now wrap up their summer league slate Friday at 8:30 PM EST in a consolation pairing with the Chicago Bulls.
Cape Canaveral, July14 : NASA has discovered a huge 75,000 miles wide hole in the Sun, larger than the size of our planet Earth. Sunspots are darker, cooler areas on the surface of the sun, caused by interactions with the sun's magnetic field.
But now, instead of being eaten, the eels are giving the internet some fun in the form of disgusting photos and videos. A truck carrying eels turned over on a busy highway in OR , covering another vehicle and the roadway in slime.
Shehbaz Sharif was of the opinion that Prime Minister should focus on fighting the case and clearing his name. Three of Sharif's four children - Maryam and his sons Hasan and Hussein - were implicated in the papers.