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Aladdin 2 in Development with Writers John Gatins and Andrea Berloff

The Walt Disney Studios is moving forward with Aladdin 2! According to Variety, the studio has given the green light to writers John Gatins and Andrea Berloff to turn their idea into a script for the sequel. Gatins received an Oscar nomination for writing the Denzel Washington drama Flight and most recently wrote Power Rangers for Lionsgate. Berloff’s …

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Aladdin and More Titles Coming to Disney+ in January

The Walt Disney Studios has provided VitalThrills.com with the movie and TV titles that are hitting the Disney+ streaming service December 31 through January 10th. The titles coming to Disney+ in January include the live-action Aladdin, as well as movies and shows from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, and National Geographic, alongside exclusive Disney+ Originals. You can view …

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Aladdin Spinoff Featuring Prince Anders May Go to Disney+

In August, we heard from producer Dan Lin about a possible sequel, but now there’s word that an Aladdin spinoff might be in the works as well. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Disney has hired Jordan Dunn and Michael Kvamme to write a script for a spinoff centered on Prince Anders, the scene-stealing character played by …

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Aladdin Sequel Being Discussed Says Producer Dan Lin

With the film’s global box office total now at an impressive $1.035 billion, producer Dan Lin says that The Walt Disney Studios is discussing a possible Aladdin sequel. The film, which had a production budget of $183 million (not counting marketing expenses), has grossed $353 million domestically and $682.2 million internationally. Asked if conversations about an Aladdin …

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Aladdin, Avatar, Tarzan, Vader Immortal and More Join D23 Expo 2019

Whether you enjoy “Two Worlds” or “A Whole New World,” there is something for every Disney fan at D23 Expo 2019. During the three-day event, which takes place August 23–25 at the Anaheim Convention Center, guests will have the chance to enjoy the 20th anniversary of Tarzan, take part in a musical celebration of Aladdin, …

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Aladdin Is Crossing the $1 Billion Mark at the Global Box Office Today

With $999 million through yesterday, Disney’s Aladdin is crossing the $1 billion mark at the worldwide box office today. It’s the fifth Disney-branded live-action release to do so alongside Beauty and the Beast, Alice in Wonderland, and the second and fourth Pirates of the Caribbean films. It is also The Walt Disney Studios’ third film …

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Aladdin Digital and Blu-ray Release Dates Announced

Disney has announced the Aladdin Digital and Blu-ray release dates and also announced that the original classic will be available on 4K Ultra HD for the first time as well. The live-action movie will be available on Digital August 27th (pre-order) and then on 4K Ultra HD and Blu-ray on September 10th. Likewise, the original animated …

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Spider-Man: Far From Home Flies to $580 Million Its First 10 Days!

Columbia Pictures’ Spider-Man: Far From Home has grossed an impressive $580 million worldwide in its first 10 days of release, with $185 million of that total coming from domestic theaters and $395 million from international markets. Far From Home was made for about $160 million. Domestically, the Marvel Studios production is the No. 1 movie …

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Disney’s Aladdin Is Crossing the $900 Million Mark Today

With a global total to date of $897.3 million, The Walt Disney Studios‘ Aladdin is crossing the $900 million mark at the worldwide box office today. It is one of Disney’s biggest live-action hits of all time, joining Beauty and the Beast, The Jungle Book, Alice in Wonderland, and three of the Pirates of the Caribbean films …

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Toy Story 4 Box Office Reaches $496.5M, Spider-Man Big Overseas

The new releases were no match for Toy Story 4 this weekend, as the Disney•Pixar sequel added $57.9 million domestically and $80.6 million internationally, for a global second weekend of $138.5 million. That means Toy Story 4 has now earned $236.9 million in North America and $259.6 million overseas, putting its worldwide total at $496.5 million. …

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Secret Life of Pets 2 and Dark Phoenix Disappoint at Domestic Box Office

This weekend saw two new wide releases taking the two top spots at the domestic box office, yet they still managed to disappoint when comparing their performances to previous installments. Universal Pictures and Illumination’s The Secret Life of Pets 2 came out on top with $47.1 million from 4,561 theaters, an average of $10,330 per theater. …

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Aladdin Soars Passed the $500 Million Mark at the Global Box Office

The Walt Disney Studios‘ Aladdin is crossing the $500 million mark globally today after just 15 days of release. This means that Aladdin has now also surpassed the lifetime global total of Oz the Great and Powerful ($493 million) as well as the lifetime domestic total of Cinderella ($201 million) after surpassing the $200 million …

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Godzilla Is King of the Global Box Office with $179 Million

Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures‘ Godzilla: King of the Monsters took over the world this weekend with a $179 million opening. In North America, the film opened in first place with $49 million from 4,108 theaters, an average of $11,934 per location. Internationally, the new Godzilla movie added $130 million from 75 markets, with $70 million …

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Disney’s Wish Granted: Aladdin Box Office Soars to $207M Worldwide

Disney‘s Aladdin took over the box office this Memorial Day holiday weekend with an estimated $86.1 million for the Friday-to-Sunday portion from 4,476 theaters, an average of $19,236 per location. The studio is projecting a four-day opening of $105 million domestically. The live-action adaptation also opened with $121 million from 54 international markets (with $18.7 …

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How Will Smith Made Genie His Own in Disney’s Aladdin

During the press conference for the highly-anticipated live-action adaptation of Disney’s Aladdin, we got to learn more about how actor Will Smith approached the role of Genie, especially since Robin Williams’ performance left such a huge mark on Disney animated history. More importantly, we learned how composer Alan Menken’s music helped Smith start acclimating into the …

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Aladdin Review: A Whole New World Brought to Life

Much has been made in recent years of Disney’s decision to start converting its properties into live-action films. Many arguments have been made about this decision, with many even wondering what is the point. I would argue that the point of an adaptation is to not only bring the story to life but to sometimes …

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How Gemma Jackson Brought Agrabah to Life for Aladdin

During the press conference for the highly-anticipated live-action adaptation of Disney’s Aladdin, we got to learn more about how production designer Gemma Jackson tackled the ambitious task of designing the kingdom of Agrabah for the film. More importantly, we learned how impactful her practical set designs were in helping the actors immerse themselves into their …

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Aladdin: How the Song Speechless Ended Up Being the Most Timely

We recently attended the press conference for the upcoming, highly-anticipated live-action remake of Disney’s Aladdin and learned everything about how the world of Aladdin was created, what went into the dance sequences of the film, and how the team behind the remake decided to expand upon the original animated film’s story while still holding onto …

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Speechless Song Previewed in an Aladdin Special Look

The Walt Disney Studios is giving a first look today at the new Speechless song from Aladdin that is performed by Naomi Scott’s Jasmine! You can check out the Speechless song in the “Special Look” below and you’ll find two more TV spots for the highly-anticipated film underneath. A thrilling and vibrant live-action adaptation of Disney’s animated …

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A Look at the World of Aladdin in a New Featurette

A new featurette from Disney’s upcoming live-action adaptation Aladdin is now online. “World of Aladdin” takes you to the bustling streets of Agrabah that production designer Gemma Jackson (Game of Thrones) brings to life, as well as to the stunning desert vistas of Jordan where the production filmed for several weeks in order to capture …

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