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'Aladdin' Star Mena Massoud Shares First Cast Photo From Set!

'Aladdin' Star Mena Massoud Shares First Cast Photo From Set!

Aladdin star Mena Massoud is giving fans a glimpse into production on the upcoming live-action film!

The 24-year-old actor and the rest of the cast – Will Smith, Naomi Scott and Marwan Kenzari – got together for a selfie on one of the first days of production.

“Agrabah just got a lot hotter. Ooof! Gonna be keeping you posted on everything Aladdin peeps ;)” Mena jokingly wrote on his Twitter.

Later, Will shared the same photo, writing, “We just started shooting Aladdin and I wanted to intro you guys to our new family…Mena Massoud/Aladdin, Naomi Scott/Princess Jasmine, Marwan Kenzari/Jafar, and I’m over here gettin my Genie on. Here we go!”

It looks like the cast has totally hit it off! We can’t wait to see the film come together!

Disney's Live-Action 'Aladdin' Movie Casts Jafar, Announces New Character!

Disney's Live-Action 'Aladdin' Movie Casts Jafar, Announces New Character!

There is some new casting news for the upcoming live-action remake of Disney’s classic film Aladdin!

The role of Jafar is going to newcomer Marwan Kenzari while former Saturday Night Live and Scream Queens actress Nasim Pedrad is joining the cast in a new role created just for this movie.

Nasim will play “Mara, the handmaiden and friend to Jasmine. The part is described as a comedic supporting role,” according to THR.

Also starring in the upcoming movie are Mena Massoud as Aladdin, Naomi Scott as Jasmine, and Will Smith as the Genie. Guy Ritchie is directing.