Will Smith Shares First Photo of ‘ALADDIN’ Cast
Will Smith has given fans and onlookers a sneak peek at the cast of the upcoming live-action version of “Aladdin.”
Smith posted a photo (above) of his current co-stars on the film. He wrote alongside the photo, “We just started shooting Aladdin and I wanted to intro you guys to our new family…” Will Smith wrote on Wednesday. “Mena Massoud/Aladdin, Naomi Scott/Princess Jasmine, Marwan Kenzari/Jafar, and I’m over here gettin my Genie on.”
Other notable cast members include: Navid Negahban (“Homeland”) as the Sultan; Nasim Pedrad (“Saturday Night Live”) as Dalia, Princess Jasmine’s hand maiden and confidante; Billy Magnussen (“Into the Woods”) as Prince Anders, a potential husband for Princess Jasmine; and Numan Acar (“Homeland”) as Hakim.
Guy Ritchie is serving as director of the film, which is inspired by the 1992 animated film by Disney.