Though the actors for the main characters have been announced, Disney reportedly is still looking for actors to fill other roles, including the infamous villain Jafar, his sidekick parrot Iago and Princess Jasmine's father Sultan.
Massoud will play the title role in the film while Scott and Smith will be seen as Princess Jasmine and Genie respectively. John August, whose credits include "Big Fish", wrote the new "Aladdin" script. However, given the country's terrain and structures, many fans have assumed that the fictional country was located in the heart of Middle East. Now the question on everybody's lips is: just who is Mena Massoud? Disney's Aladdin has found its cast!
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Mena Massoud who is of Egyptian background is gaining positive feedback.
According to The Wrap, Massoud was born in Egypt and raised in Canada, while Scott is British and has an Indian mother.
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Disappointed fans expressed their dismay in social media.
Critics have voiced their frustration with Disney for casting Scott in the role because it assumes women of Indian and Middle Eastern heritage look the same and are essentially interchangeable. Another tweet says Scott as Jasmine can not be tolerated. Robin Williams famously played the same role in the original 1992 cartoon version.
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There has been a lot of speculation over the casting of Aladdin after a report surfaced that director Guy Ritchie has been having trouble finding his leads. Whether they can compete alongside the enigmatic Smith will be another story completely.