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Navid Negahban joins Disney’s ‘Aladdin’ remake

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David Negahban joins the remake of Aladdin! Homeland actor Navid Negahban has signed on to play the Sultan, rounding out the cast for Disney’s hotly anticipated live-action Aladdin redo, currently shooting outside London with Guy Ritchie at the helm. He joins Will Smith as the Genie, Mena Massoud in the titular role of Aladdin, Naomi Scott […]

See the Cast of Disney’s ‘Aladdin’ For the First Time

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Check out this Selfie of “Aladdin” Cast Members: Will Smith, Mena Massoud, Naomi Scott and Marwan Kenzari. Casting for “Aladdin,” the live-action adaptation of the studio’s animated classic, is complete and production is currently underway at Longcross Studios outside London.  The “Aladdin” cast includes: Two-time Oscar® nominee Will Smith (“Ali,” “Men in Black”) as the […]

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 […]