Top Stories

Marwan Kenzari Joins 'Aladdin' Live-Action Movie as Jafar!

Marwan Kenzari Joins 'Aladdin' Live-Action Movie as Jafar!

The role of Jafar in the upcoming live-action remake of Aladdin is set to be played by newcomer Marwan Kenzari, according to THR.

The 34-year-old Dutch-Tunisian actor is a relative newcomer who has had roles in the recent movies The Mummy, The Promise, and Ben-Hur. His breakout role is expected to be in the upcoming Murder on the Orient Express.

Will Smith is confirmed to play the Genie while newcomer Mena Massoud is playing the title role and Power RangersNaomi Scott will be Jasmine.

The film will be directed by Guy Ritchie.

Just Jared on Facebook
marwan kenzari joins aladdin live action movie as jafar 01
marwan kenzari joins aladdin live action movie as jafar 02
marwan kenzari joins aladdin live action movie as jafar 03
marwan kenzari joins aladdin live action movie as jafar 04
marwan kenzari joins aladdin live action movie as jafar 05

Photos: Getty, Disney
Posted to: aladdin, Marwan Kenzari, Movies

JJ Links Around The Web

WENN
  • Justin Bieber finds out why a paparazzi was being so rude to him - TMZ
  • Simone Biles has her first boyfriend and he's super cute - Just Jared Jr
  • You need to see this American Horror Story: Cult teaser - TooFab
  • Dirty Dancing is celebrating its 30th anniversary - The Hollywood Reporter
  • Riverdale's KJ Apa failed a pop quiz and it was hilarious - Just Jared Jr