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Alan Tudyk To Voice Iago In Disney’s Live-Action ‘Aladdin’
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Jafar and Iago in Disney's Aladdin (1992)

Alan Tudyk is considered a good luck charm to Walt Disney Studios, having appeared and voiced multiple characters in different Disney properties from Walt Disney Animation Studios, Pixar, and Lucasfilm.

Now the actor will be taking his voice talents to a different part of Disney, their live-action department. According to new reports, Tudyk will be voicing Iago in director Guy Ritchie‘s live-action adaptation of Aladdin. More on the report below.

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‘Aladdin’ Trailer: Disney Shares A Whole New, and Different, World With You
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Trailers for Disney’s live-action adaptation of Aladdin have been relying on old familiar themes and elements from the animated original. At the same time, there needed to be some new additions to generate a new wave of fans who may have never seen the Ron Clements‎ and ‎John Musker-directed original or just may not have been around to see it.

While that may have worked for some, a brand new trailer gives us a better sense of the size and scope of the live-action remake while also bringing back some of the more memorable scenes from the 1992 film. Check it out below.

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Disney’s ‘Aladdin’ Grammy Spot Reveals Will Smith As A Big Blue Genie
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Aladdin's Will Smith as the blue Genie

This year, Disney will be taking us to a whole new world of their live-action adaptations of their animated classics. Following up the success of such films like The Jungle Book and Beauty and The Beast, the studio will be releasing Aladdin. Expectations are riding high for this one as it is a widely beloved title and all eyes will be on Will Smith, who plays the role of Genie, who was voiced by the late Robin Williams in the original.

During the Grammy Awards broadcast on Sunday night, Disney unveiled another look at the live-action Aladdin, which reveals our first look at Smith’s genie. Watch it here below.

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‘Aladdin’ Images: Guy Ritchie Takes Us To A Whole New Modern World
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Aladdin Header Image

It’s been weeks since we saw the teaser trailer for Disney’s live-action adaptation of their animated classic, Aladdin. Based on the Middle Eastern folktale collection “One Thousand and One Nights,” the film will see a street rat named Aladdin (Mena Massoud) finding an all-powerful magical lamp that holds a wish-granting Genie (Will Smith). Using its power, he’ll disguise himself as a prince in order to impress Princess Jasmine (Naomi Scott).

The film isn’t due out in theaters until next year, but a handful of new images have been released that give us our first looks at Princess Jasmine, Jafar (Marwan Kenzari), and, of course, Genie. Check these images out, plus a few tidbits on the film from the cast and director Guy Ritchie, below.

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First Trailer For Disney’s Live-Action ‘Aladdin’ Released
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Aladdin Header Image

Walt Disney Studios has released the first teaser trailer for their live-action remake of Aladdin. This follows the release of the teaser poster we saw this week.

The trailer is most definitely a teaser, not showing much at all. But we do get some familiar things in live-action (and sometimes CG) form, set to some familiar music. You can read more about the new Aladdin and check out the first trailer below.

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Teaser Poster For Disney’s Live-Action ‘Aladdin’ Asks You To Make Your Wishes Wisely
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Aladdin Soundtrack

Disney remaking their animated film Aladdin was highly inevitable. The film surely has its fan base like any other. And just like the remakes that came before it, they have been eagerly awaiting to see what the film will look like.

Well, it’s far from a first look at the entire cast, but Disney has released the first teaser poster for the live-action remake of Aladdin. And as you might expect, rubbing on it may make your wishes come true. Check out the teaser poster below.

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Disney’s Live-Action ‘Aladdin’ Cast Pose For The Start Of Production Photo
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Aladdin

Today marks the start of production for Disney’s latest live-action flick, Aladdin. The film stars Mena Massoud as the title character who falls in love with the Sultan’s daughter, Princess Jasmine (Naomi Scott). As with nearly all the live-action adaptations that Disney has released so far, you can expect Aladdin to stay true to the spirit of the animated original while also adding in a few contemporary elements so that it can connect to a new audience.

One of those elements is Will Smith, who will play the iconic Genie, a magical being who grants Aladdin three wishes after he frees him from his lamp imprisonment. Now with production in full swing, Smith has released a brand new photo of himself, Massoud, Scott, and Marwan Kenzari who’s playing Jafar. Check out the image below.

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Guy Ritchie’s ‘Aladdin’ Finds Its Jafar and Casts An ‘SNL’ Alum
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Aladdin Jafar

Though it is still in the very early days of development, Guy Ritchie‘s adaptation of Walt Disney’s animated hit, Aladdin, is coming along very nicely. While at the D23 Expo, it was announced that Egypt-born, Canada-raised Mena Massoud, and Power Rangers star Naomi Scott, would play Aladdin and Princess Jasmine, respectively. Will Smith, who was previously reported to be in talks to voice Genie, would also be confirmed for the cast.

Now the cast grows by adding two new actors. Dutch-Tunisian actor Marwan Kenzari is in talks to play Jafar, the scheming advisor to the Sultan, and SNL‘s Nasim Pedrad will join the cast as a new character created for the film. More on the story below.

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TV Review: Scream Queens 1.12 “Dorkus” & 1.13 “The Final Girl(s)”
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Scream Queens
Season 1 Episode 12 & 13: “Dorkus” & “Black Friday”
Written by Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, Ian Brennan (12 & 13)
Directed by Bradley Buecker (12) & Brad Falchuk (13)
Created by Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, Ian Brennan
Starring Emma Roberts, Jamie Lee Curtis, Lea Michele, Abigail Breslin, Nasim Pedrad, Oliver Hudson, Skyler Samuels, Keke Palmer, Billie Lourd
FOX
Air Date: Tuesday, December 8th, 2015, 9pm

So it has come to this. The two part season finale of Scream Queens. The Chanels of Kappa spent last week’s episode trying to kill their number one murder suspect, Dean Munsch (Jamie Lee Curtis). But she apparently has a knack for survival, even attempted poisoning and freezing. Here’s what we know: 20 years ago a Kappa girl gave birth to twins in a bathtub during a frat party. She bled out, leaving the twins with crazy Gigi (Nasim Pedrad) who raised them to be vengeance seeking killers wearing school mascot Red Devil outfits as their cover. The twins half-sister, Grace (Skyler Samuels) and Dad, Wes (Oliver Hudson) are trying to cope with Gigi’s beheading as well as plenty of other deaths. Grace’s boyfriend Pete (Diego Boneta) is hiding something… other than just a Red Devil costume in his closet. We know one of the Devils was Boone (Nick Jonas) and Gigi was the organizer of the kill spree. With both dead, we are left with one psychopathic Red Devil, presumably a female. Chanel (Emma Roberts)? Chanel #3 or #5 (Billie Lourd or Abigail Breslin)? Maybe someone supposedly dead like Chanel #2 (Ariana Grande). Best thing I can say about Scream Queens; other than that it’s hilarious and off-the-wall crazy, with cool kills and ridiculously quotable dialogue, is that I have NO clue who will be revealed as the killer!

Spoilers below.

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TV Review: Scream Queens 1.11 “Black Friday”
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Scream Queens
Season 1 Episode 11: “Black Friday”
Written by Ian Brennan
Directed by Barbara Brown
Created by Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, Ian Brennan
Starring Emma Roberts, Jamie Lee Curtis, Lea Michele, Abigail Breslin, Nasim Pedrad, Oliver Hudson, Skyler Samuels, Keke Palmer, Billie Lourd
FOX
Air Date: Tuesday, December 1st, 2015, 9pm

Beware of spoilers!

It’s the most glorious non Chanel-oween holiday of the year – Black Friday! Sure, Scream Queens’ Thanksgiving was ruined when the turkey ended up being Gigi’s (Nasim Pedrad) severed head. But hey, that can’t keep a good Chanel down. Chanel (Emma Roberts), rich beyond her wildest dreams, uses Black Friday to tease the “manatee” and buy really cheap gifts for her friends. Even Munsch (Jamie Lee Curtis) tries to stop them, but alas, the Chanels are determined to get their doorbusters. Wes (Oliver Hudson), Grace (Skyler Samuels) and Pete (Diego Boneta) head to the police station, but find everyone on the “retail beat.” Wes is broken up about his girlfriend; “My girlfriend was murdered. The killer cut her head off, and tried to serve it to us for Thanksgiving.”

More below.

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