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Disney Casts Naomi Scott and Mena Massoud as the Leads for ‘Aladdin’

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Hollywood Reporter announces, Disney has cast the lead roles for the live-action adaptation of Aladdin. Naomi Scott (Power Rangers) will play Princess Jasmine while newcomer actor Mena Massoud will play Aladdin. Will Smith is also tapped to play the Genie.  Guy Ritchie is attached to direct. As of right now, they’re yet to cast the villain Jafar, Sultan, and Lago. […]

‘Once Upon a Time’ Introduces Aladdin & Casts Karen David

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Once Upon a Time is entering a whole new world for season 6 with Karen David being cast as Princess Jasmine. Watch the first scene of season 6 below! Princess Jasmine will be joining Aladdin and Jafar in Storybook. ABC has confirmed Galavant star Karen David will play the Arabian princess in the upcoming sixth […]

Karaoke at the Tony Awards

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What do you do with a theatre full of Broadway stars attending the Tony Awards during commercial breaks?  Sing karaoke!!  Luckily, for those of us not in the “room where it happened” (2 points if you caught that reference), a cell phone caught this moment between Sean Hayes, Jake Gyllenhaal and James Corden singing “A Whole […]

A Broadway Challenge

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Quick!  Can you name 5 shows currently on Broadway that first came to your attention as movie? Here’s some help: Aladdin at the New Amsterdam Theatre.  Based on the Disney movie.  Which leads us to… The Lion King at the Minskoff Theatre.  Also based on a Disney movie (Disney has this figured out!) American Psycho.  Opens this month […]