The singer previously addressed the rumours but refused to deny or confirm any involvement in the film which is being directed by Guy Ritchie. The actor sang the hit song "Friend Like Me", which fans are hoping that Will Smith will now take over along with the role. His co-star as Princess Jasmine will be English actress Naomi Scott, who is partially of Gujarati heritage.
Blac Chyna returns to the "street" after fight with Rob Kardashian
Despite her falling out with Kardashian, Jenner went on to attempt to explain her former stepson's behavior. Rob , I haven't really had a serious conversation with in years.
New Live-Action Remake: Mena Massoud. Scott, on the other hand, is of Indian descent.
There's no word yet as to which actor will join the Aladdin cast as Jafar.
US House Speaker Wants 'Strong, Bold' Sanctions Bill Amid White House Opposition
On Friday, Corker said he would be "more than glad" to consider adding North Korea to the legislation if the House chose to do so. Democrats rejected the suggestion as another tactic by Republicans supporting White House objections to the bill.
Jafar is the Royal Vizier of Agrabah who is bent on taking over the kingdom by exploiting Genie's magic.
The Hollywood Reporter notes that filming on Aladdin is due to begin in London in August, but there are some roles yet to be filled.
Dan Lin, who worked with Ritchie on Sherlock Holmes, is producing via his Lin Pictures banner, with Jonathan Eirich acting as executive producer.
Volume Gainer: Delta Air Lines, Inc. (DAL)
ValuEngine upgraded Delta Air Lines from a "buy" rating to a "strong-buy" rating in a research note on Tuesday, June 20th. The airline also returned $748 million to shareholders, $148 million in dividends and $600 million in share repurchases.