Sequel To Live-Action ‘Aladdin’ In Development

Disney wants to grant your wish, that is if your wish was to get a sequel to last year’s live-action Aladdin remake. Variety first broke the news that such a follow-up is indeed in development? And why not? The movie grossed over a billion dollars worldwide. The Mouse House has summoned writers Andrea Berloff (Straight … Continue reading Sequel To Live-Action ‘Aladdin’ In Development

‘Aladdin’ (2019) Review: Live-action Retelling Isn’t Quite Magic, But Still Fun

I think it's fair to say that Disney's live-action remakes have ranged wildly from charming (Cinderella) to confounding (Maleficent). Aladdin experienced a turbulent marketing campaign that seemed to suggest the film would fall closer to the latter than the former. Many criticized the film's trailers for looking too over-produced as well as their lack of … Continue reading ‘Aladdin’ (2019) Review: Live-action Retelling Isn’t Quite Magic, But Still Fun

Disney Officially Casts Iago For Live-Action ‘Aladdin’

Following the announcement that James Earl Jones would be reprising his role as Mufasa in the live-action The Lion King, many wondered what other iconic voices would be returning for their respective live-action adaptations. Among the most talked about was Iago, Jafar's winged sidekick in Aladdin. Would comedian Gilbert Gottfried be bringing his singular pipes … Continue reading Disney Officially Casts Iago For Live-Action ‘Aladdin’