The live-action reboot of Aladdin's got a shining, shimmering, splendid new cast!
After being kept waiting for what seemed like 10,000 years while Disney reportedly struggled to find actors, we FINALLY learned who was picked to star in the remake at the D23 Expo in Anaheim, California this past Saturday.
According to HuffPost, Egyptian-Canadian actor Mena Massoud nabbed the title role.
English actress Naomi Scott landed the part of Jasmine.
And — as predicted by many — Will Smith will fill the late Robin Williams'
shoes magic lamp as the Genie.
While you're probably familiar with THE Will Smith, Mena and Naomi are both new faces to a lot of Disney fans. But don't fret: Scroll through the gallery to find out EVERYTHING there is to know about the guy and the gal bringing Aladdin and Jasmine to life!