WHO’S IN IT?
Will Smith (Men in Black), Mena Massoud (Ordinary Days), Naomi Scott (Power Rangers), Marwan Kenzari (Murder on the Orient Express), Navid Negahban (12 Strong), Nasim Pedrad (Cooties), Billy Magnussen (Game Night), Numan Acar (Rosewater), Robby Haynes (10), Frank Welker (Gremlins), Alan Tudyk (Frozen)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Guy Ritchie (Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels), director, writer; John August (Big Fish), writer; Jonathan Eirich (Death Note) and Dan Lin (The LEGO Movie), producers; Alan Menken (Beauty and the Beast), composer; Alan Stewart (Broken Thread), cinematographer; James Herbert (Edge of Tomorrow), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Aladdin (Massoud) is a kind-hearted street urchin living within the city of Agrabah, who becomes smitten with Princess Jasmine (Scott), the beautiful daughter of the Sultan (Negahban). However, everything changes when the Sultan’s evil advisor Jafar (Kenzari) convinces Aladdin to help him steal a valuable item from the mythical Cave of Wonders: a magic lamp which, when rubbed, summons a powerful Genie (Smith) that can grant three wishes…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Disney invites us to a whole new world with this ambitious live-action take on their animated classic, with director Guy Ritchie calling the shots on a largely diverse cast which includes Will Smith taking on the role that the late, great Robin Williams made infamous.