Disney has found its Aladdin and Jasmine, reports news.com.au.
Disney production President Sean Bailey said this morning that newcomer Mena Massoud will star as the scrappy Aladdin.
Naomi Scott will take the role of Jasmine in the live-action adaptation. Scott played Kimberley in Power Ranger.,
Will Smith has already been cast as the Genie, the role made popular by Robin Williams when he lent his voice to the 1992 animated feature.
The film will be directed by Guy Ritchie.