Egyptian Actor Mena Massoud to Play ‘Alaadin’ in the Live Adaptation of This Classic Tale

Egyptian Actor Mena Massoud to Play ‘Alaadin’ in the Live Adaptation of This Classic Tale

    Disney has officially found it’s Alaadin for the the live-action “Alaadin” remake by director, Guy Richie. After months of searching, Egyptian Canadian actor, Mena Massoud, has been cast for the role of Alaadin. Massoud played Jared Malik in the TV series Open Heart, and will replace Tarek Kassar in the TV series Jack Ryan. […]

You Can Audition for Disney’s Live-Action Aladdin in the UAE This Weekend

You Can Audition for Disney’s Live-Action Aladdin in the UAE This Weekend

  Ever since news broke that Disney was looking for Middle Eastern actors for the roles of Alaadin and Jasmine in their live-action remake of the 1992 classic, everyone has been channeling their inner Meryl Streep.   Execs were in the hunt for their two stars in the UK and Egypt, but now, auditions are […]

New Disney Movie Is Looking for Middle Eastern Actors

New Disney Movie Is Looking for Middle Eastern Actors

by Omar ElKhooly

  We can show you the world, shining, shimmering and OH MY GOD DISNEY MIGHT CAST YOU IN THEIR LATEST MOVIE!   The team behind ‘Alaadin’ have made an open casting call for their lead actors to play the male and female protagonists, and they’re looking for Middle Eastern people.   According to the casting […]