Will Smith in talks to play Genie in live-action Aladdin

It looks like Will Smith could be trading his Bel Air throne for phenomenal cosmic powers.

Disney sets open casting call for Aladdin and Jasmine in live-action adaptation
Mar 10, 2017

Disney's live-action remake machine is still chugging along, but at least the studio is looking to widen its net and cast some diverse stars for its next tentpole.

Sherlock Holmes director Guy Ritchie to direct Disney's live action Aladdin
Oct 10, 2016

Disney is turning just about all its animated hits into live-action films these days, and now the studio has locked down a proven hit-maker to bring Aladdin to life.

Rare concept art reveals how different Disney's Aladdin could've looked
Jan 7, 2015

Disney’s 1992 animated classic Aladdin is arguably one of the best movies the Mouse House ever produced. But it almost looked a whole lot different.