Casting for Disney’s live-action ‘Aladdin’ movie is reportedly ‘a mess’ — but Will Smith is in
|07/11/2017||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
Things aren’t going smoothly for the live-action remake of Disney’s beloved 1992 animated hit, “Aladdin.”
Casting for the leads, street-kid-turned-prince Aladdin and Princess Jasmine, has turned out to be more difficult than director Guy Ritchie and the movie’s casting department had anticipated, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
The global casting call began in March, and though the trade reports that name actors like Dev Patel (“Lion”) and Riz Ahmed (“Rogue One”) have read for the role of Aladdin, it’s likely the role will be going to an unknown.
Around 2,000 actors and actresses have auditioned for the lead roles, read more >>>