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Disney's 'Aladdin' Opens in L.A. with Broadway's Original Star!

Disney’s Aladdin has made its way to Los Angeles and the show’s original Broadway star Adam Jacobs is leading the cast on the west coast!

The musical opened on Thursday (January 11) and Adam will be joined by his original Jasmine co-star, Courtney Reed, starting on January 13.

Isabelle McCalla, who has been playing Jasmine on the national tour and appeared in the show on opening night in L.A., will be traveling to Broadway for a limited engagement from January 17 – February 18. She will then return to the tour after Courtney departs.

The show is a perfect opportunity for millenials to relive their childhoods during a fun night at the theatre. Just wait until you see what the Genie (Michael James Scott) has in store throughout the musical!

Aladdin is playing at the Pantages Theatre through March 31.

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Live-Action Aladdin's Mena Massoud Celebrates Animated Film's 25th Anniversary!

The 25th anniversary of the animated film Aladdin is TODAY (November 25) and the upcoming live-action remake’s star Mena Massoud is celebrating the occasion!

The 26-year-old actor took to his Instagram account to share a photo of himself holding a Blu-ray copy of the Disney film along with a sweet message.

“Happy 25th Anniversary boo! Crazy to think that when I was a one year-old this story of #Aladdin came to life,” Mena wrote.

“And now, 25 years later, I have the honor & privilege to help re-tell this magical #Disney story once again. Get cozy & give it a watch tonight peeps!” he added.

Aladdin, starring Naomi Scott as Jasmine and Will Smith as the Genie, will hit theaters on May 24, 2019.

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Will Smith & Mena Massoud Share First Photo of 'Aladdin' Cast!

Will Smith is giving a first look at the cast of Aladdin on the movie’s set!

The 48-year-old actor and the rest of the cast – Mena Massoud, Naomi Scott and Marwan Kenzari – all stopped to pose for a pic in honor of production kicking off!

“We just started shooting Aladdin and I wanted to intro you guys to our new family…Mena Massoud/Aladdin, Naomi Scott/Princess Jasmine, Marwan Kenzari/Jafar, and Iā€™m over here gettin my Genie on. Here we go!” Will wrote on his Facebook page.

Later, Mena shared the same photo, writing, “Agrabah just got a lot hotter. Ooof! Gonna be keeping you posted on everything Aladdin peeps ;)”

It looks like the cast has totally hit it off! We can’t wait to see the film come together!

'Aladdin' Live-Action Film Cast Revealed - Meet the Stars!

The cast of Disney’s live-action movie Aladdin has been officially announced!

Disney’s official press release described the beloved characters from the animated 90s film, which will be re-imagined in Guy Ritchie‘s upcoming film. Alan Menken will be providing the score for the movie, which will feature your favorite songs from the movie, as well as two new songs. Stay tuned for more info, such as a release date and track list.

Production has officially started, and we cannot wait to check out the final product. Sound off in the comments if you’re exciting for the Aladdin movie!

Click through the slideshow below to see the cast of Aladdin…

Billy Magnussen Joins 'Aladdin' Movie as New Character!

Billy Magnussen has joined the cast of the upcoming Disney live-action remake of the musical movie Aladdin!

The 32-year-old Tony-nominated actor will be playing the role of Prince Anders, a new role written for the remake, according to THR.

This won’t be the first time Billy is playing a prince in a Disney movie. He previously played Rapunzel’s prince in the Disney movie Into the Woods.

Most recently, Billy had a memorable role in the indie flick Ingrid Goes West and he was also seen in Oscar bait The Big Short and Bridge of Spies.

Nasim Pedrad to Play New Role in Live-Action 'Aladdin' Movie

Nasim Pedrad has landed a role in the upcoming live-action remake of Disney’s Aladdin!

The 35-year-old former Saturday Night Live actress is set to play “Mara, the handmaiden and friend to Jasmine. The part is described as a comedic supporting role,” according to THR.

The casting news comes at the same time as the reveal of the actor playing Jafar, newcomer Marwan Kenzari.

Also starring in the upcoming movie are Mena Massoud as Aladdin, Naomi Scott as Jasmine, and Will Smith as the Genie. Guy Ritchie is directing.

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.

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