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Disney Introduces Its Live-Action 'Aladdin' Stars, Including Will Smith

The struggle was real, but now it is done. Disney was reportedly having trouble casting its leads for the upcoming live-action "Aladdin" remake, but that is not the case anymore. The studio announced Saturday at D23 that it has filled the roles of Aladdin, Jasmine, and the Genie. They'll be played by Mena Massoud, Naomi Scott, and Will Smith, respectively. Veteran actor Smith was said to be in talks for his role back in April, but choosing the right Aladdin and Jasmine apparently took longer.
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