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Hollywood’s inclusion problems still run deep, study finds

September 10, 2020 10:17 pm

In the most popular films of 2019, protagonists were more diverse than ever, and there were more women were behind the camera. But in many other areas — speaking roles, behind-the-scenes jobs, LGBTQ representation, parts for people with disability — Hollywood remains far from reflecting the makeup of its American audiences.

'Aladdin' proposes to 'Jasmine' at the end of play in UK, video goes viral

December 31, 2019 4:46 pm

Matthew Pomeroy asked co-star Natasha Lamb to be his wife at the end of their performance at De Montfort Hall in Leicester, and the video has since gone viral.

Aladdin spin-off in works at Disney Plus

December 07, 2019 3:05 pm

Directed by Guy Ritchie, Aladdin featured Mena Massoud as Aladdin, Will Smith as the Genie and Naomi Scott as Jasmine. The film made over 1 billion dollars at the global box office upon its release in May 2019.

Aladdin crosses 1 billion dollar mark on worldwide box office

July 27, 2019 11:45 am

Aladdin was adapted from the original 1992 animated movie with Mena Massoud as Aladdin, Will Smith as the Genie, Naomi Scott as Jasmine and Marwan Kenzari as Jafar. The film was helmed by Guy Ritchie.

A parent’s review: Preteens enjoyed Aladdin's fast-talking genie

May 27, 2019 2:48 pm

The pre-teenage lot enjoyed the film, particularly the chase and escape sequences; and Genie's fast talking style. Older children thought Genie was trying too hard to be cool, and found Ali fumbling at trying to impress Jasmine the funniest part of the movie.

Mena Massoud: Aladdin feels that he will never be good enough

May 22, 2019 10:32 am

Aladdin is a street rat in the fictional Arab kingdom of Agrabah, who gets his hands on a magic lamp. He also meets and falls in love with Sultan’s daughter Princess Jasmine (Naomi Scott), who has her own problems.

Naomi Scott: I see Jasmine as resilient and independent

May 21, 2019 3:11 pm

Naomi Scott is of South Asian descent and has appeared in movies like The Martian and Power Ranger. She describes her reinvented Jasmine as an opinionated princess who wants to mingle with the common people.

Will Smith is a big fan of Badshah's Aladdin song

May 19, 2019 12:53 pm

Badshah has found a fan in none other than Will Smith. The rapper has sung the "Sab Sahi Hai Bro" song for the Hindi dubbed version of Disney's live-action remake of Aladdin.

First look: Will Smith, Mena Massoud and Naomi Scott in Aladdin

December 20, 2018 11:43 am

Hollywood superstar Will Smith will appear as Genie in Guy Ritchie's forthcoming live-action adaptation of Disney's animated film Aladdin.

Aladdin teaser trailer: The diamond in the rough has found his way to Genie's lamp

October 12, 2018 10:52 am

The teaser trailer of Disney's live-action Aladdin is out. The film stars Mena Massoud as Aladdin, Naomi Scott as Jasmine and Will Smith as Genie.


Aladdin Paris premiere: Mena Massoud, Will Smith and Naomi Scott attend

May 12, 2019 7:58 am

Aladdin is a live-action remake of the 1992 animated Disney classic of the same name. Directed by Guy Ritchie, Aladdin stars Mena Massoud, Will Smith and Naomi Scott in lead roles.