“Aladdin”: Disney Casts Will Smith, Mena Massoud, Naomi Scott

Disney decided who’s going to play Aladdin, Jasmine, and Genie in the upcoming live-action Aladdin remake.

Mena Massoud (Open Heart) has been cast for the role of Aladin, while Naomi Scott (Power Rangers) will be playing Jasmine.

The Genie, first brought to life by Robin Williams in 1992, will be played by Will Smith. The movie is being directed by Guy Ritchie.

Massoud expressed his gratefulness on Twitter: