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Will Smith Confirmed To Play The Genie In The Live Action Version Of “Aladdin”; Mena Massoud And Naomi Scott To Play Aladdin And Jasmine

Today at the D23 Expo, it was confirmed at the Walt Disney Studios Live Action Films Panel that Will Smith (“After Earth”) will indeed be playing The Genie in Guy Ritchie’s upcoming live action version of the classic Disney animated hit “Aladdin”. Smith will also be joined by Mena Massoud (“Open Heart”) as Aladdin and Naomi Scott (“Power Rangers”) will play Jasmine.

Source: Disney D23

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