The film’s cast and filmmakers, including Will Smith, Mena Massoud, Naomi Scott, director Guy Ritchie and composer Alan Menken, also participated in a photo call and attended a gala screening of Aladdin at the historic Le Grand Rex in Paris earlier today. The City of Light was the first stop on the Magic Carpet World Tour that will continue over the next two weeks which you can follow at #MagicCarpetTour. You can view photos via the tweet below.
Disney’s #Aladdin stars Will Smith, @menamassoud, and @NaomiScott join director @realguyritchie and songwriter and composer @AIMenken the international press tour kicks off in Paris! (1/5) pic.twitter.com/z9ANRKumDV
— Walt Disney Studios (@DisneyStudios) May 8, 2019
A thrilling and vibrant live-action adaptation of Disney’s animated classic, Aladdin is the exciting tale of the charming street rat Aladdin, the courageous and self-determined Princess Jasmine and the Genie who may be the key to their future. Directed by Guy Ritchie, who brings his singular flair for fast-paced, visceral action to the fictitious port city of Agrabah, Aladdin is written by John August and Ritchie based on Disney’s Aladdin.
The May 24 release stars Will Smith as the Genie; Mena Massoud as Aladdin; Naomi Scott as Jasmine; Marwan Kenzari as Jafar; Alan Tudyk as the parrot Iago; Navid Negahban as the Sultan; Nasim Pedrad as Dalia; Billy Magnussen as Prince Anders; and Numan Acar as Hakim.
Aladdin is produced by Dan Lin, p.g.a., and Jonathan Eirich, p.g.a., with Marc Platt and Kevin De La Noy serving as executive producers. Eight-time Academy Award-winning composer Alan Menken provides the score, which includes new recordings of the original songs written by Menken and Oscar-winning lyricists Howard Ashman and Tim Rice and includes two new songs written by Menken and Oscar and Tony Award-winning songwriters Benj Pasek and Justin Paul.