It’s official! Will Smith is going to be playing Genie in the upcoming live-action version of Aladdin, as announced at D23 Expo!
Also announced: Mena Massoud will be playing Aladdin, and Naomi Scott will be playing Jasmine!
In addition to this spectacular Aladdin news, we also learned that production has begun for Tim Burton’s Dumbo, the live-action re-imagining of the classic 1941 film!
Dumbo will star Colin Farrell, Michael Keaton, Danny DeVito, and Eva Green, and will introduce Nico Parker and Finley Hobbins.
But wait! There’s more! Jungle Cruise, a film based on the ride of the same name at Disneyland is also under way!
D23 Expo has truly been a treasure trove of incredible news.