Her feature credits include Divergent, Hope Springs and Guillermo del Toro’s upcoming film The Shape of Water.
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The rising stars join Will Smith, who will be playing the Genie. The studio will now turn its attention to casting the villainous Jafar and his henchman Iago.
Suicide Squad star Will Smith is in talks to take on the Genie role in Aladdin, the live-action remake of Disney’s animated film, directed by Guy Ritchie. The beloved character was previously played by the late Robin Williams.
Disney is making a wish to have the unlikely choice of Guy Ritchie direct their live-action adaptation of Aladdin. The project is in a long line of live-action adaptations for the Mouse House including this year’s The Jungle Book, the upcoming Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid, and the recently announced Lion King.