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Aladdin's Mena Massoud Teases New Songs Coming For Live-Action Film

Aladdin's Mena Massoud Teases New Songs Coming For Live-Action Film

Mena Massoud is talking all about the new music we’ll be hearing in the live action Aladdin movie.

Speaking with Variety at the 2018 GQ Men of the Year Party last night in Beverly Hills, Calif, the 27-year-old actor revealed that the songs are empowering.

“We’ve got all the original music in there, plus a couple of new songs,” Mena shared. “They’re really empowering. I gotta say one is very empowering for women, I think people are going to really, really dig it.”

He added that “the other one is awesome as well. We got the same guys who did ‘La La Land’ and ‘The Greatest Showman,’ we’re in good hands.”

Aladdin will be out in theaters next year.

FYI: Mena is wearing Prada.

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Disney Debuts 'Aladdin' Live-Action Teaser Trailer!

Disney Debuts 'Aladdin' Live-Action Teaser Trailer!

Here is your first look at Mena Massoud playing the title character in the upcoming live-action remake of the classic Disney movie Aladdin!

The movie is set to hit theaters in May 2019 and it will also star Naomi Scott as Princess Jasmine and Will Smith as the Genie.

The quick look at the Guy Ritchie-directed movie shows off the sprawling scenery of Agrabah and the cave where Aladdin obtains the magic lamp.

The last shot of the trailer shows Mena grabbing the lamp in the cave.

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Nina Dobrev To Star In 'Run This Town' Alongside Aladdin's Mena Massoud

Nina Dobrev To Star In 'Run This Town' Alongside Aladdin's Mena Massoud

Nina Dobrev has booked a new movie role!

The 29-year-old former Vampire Diaries star will co-star in the political drama Run This Town, with Disney’s live-action Aladdin star Mena Massoud and Dear Evan Hansen star Ben Platt, Deadline reports. Homeland‘s Damian Lewis will also star.

Run This Town “follows a young journalist (Platt), desperate to prove himself, who catches wind of a scandal involving a flashy, unpredictable politician with no filter. Political aides (Massoud and Dobrev) attempt to keep their boss in check – and the story under wraps – in order to save their jobs.”

The Live-Action 'Aladdin' Movie Is Done Filming!

The Live-Action 'Aladdin' Movie Is Done Filming!

We’re one step closer to seeing the new Aladdin!

The Guy Ritchie-directed live-action reinterpretation of the classic ’90s animated original officially wrapped as of Wednesday (January 24), according to Mena Massoud, who will be playing the role of Aladdin.

“That’s a wrap on Aladdin! It’s been an incredible journey and I can’t wait for you all to see it next year. Thank you to the cast & crew for your endless hard work and your passion. #Aladdin #2019″ he wrote on his Instagram.

The movie is expected to hit theaters on May 24, 2019. Meet the cast if you haven’t already!

Check out the post below!

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Happy 25th Anniversary to 'Aladdin' - See Mena Massoud's Post!

Happy 25th Anniversary to 'Aladdin' - See Mena Massoud's Post!

Can you believe that it has been exactly 25 years since Disney released the animated film Aladdin?!

In just a year and a half from now, we’ll be watching the live-action remake of the classic story and the film’s star Mena Massoud has taken to Instagram to celebrate the anniversary.

“Happy 25th Anniversary boo! Crazy to think that when I was a one year-old this story of #Aladdin came to life,” Mena captioned a photo of him holding the Blu-ray.

“And now, 25 years later, I have the honor & privilege to help re-tell this magical #Disney story once again. Get cozy & give it a watch tonight peeps!” he added.

Aladdin, starring Naomi Scott as Jasmine and Will Smith as the Genie, will hit theaters on May 24, 2019.

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