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Can't get enough of 'Aladdin'? Disney+ is set to move ahead with its spin-off

The studio has roped in Jordan Dunn and Michael Kvamme to pen the script the project.

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Dec 07, 2019, 06.22 PM IST
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'Aladdin' featured Mena Massoud as Aladdin, Will Smith as the Genie, Naomi Scott as Jasmine and Marwan Kenzari as Jafar.
'Aladdin' featured Mena Massoud as Aladdin, Will Smith as the Genie, Naomi Scott as Jasmine and Marwan Kenzari as Jafar.
LOS ANGELES: Disney is moving ahead with an 'Aladdin' spin-off, which will centre on actor Billy Magnussen's character Prince Anders.

According to Variety, the studio is actively developing the project for its recently launched streaming service, Disney+.

Magnussen will reprise the role of the haughty Prince Anders, who was one of Princess Jasmine's suitors in the 2019 film.

The studio has roped in Jordan Dunn and Michael Kvamme to pen the script the project.

The spin-off will be produced by Dan Lin and Jonathan through their banner Rideback company. Ryan Halprin will serve as executive producer.

'Aladdin' featured Mena Massoud as Aladdin, Will Smith as the Genie, Naomi Scott as Jasmine and Marwan Kenzari as Jafar.

The film, directed by Guy Ritchie, made over USD 1 billion at the global box office upon its release in May.

'Avengers: Endgame', 'Aladdin': Hollywood Films To Look Forward To In 2019

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4 Jan, 2019
2018 was a great year for entertainment. Hollywood churned out a slew of hits, from the stable of Marvel, DC Comics, to those from Disney. Well, this year too, promises to be an exciting one. The line-up in 2019 includes Quentin Tarantino’s latest, 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood', 'Moonlight' director Barry Jenkins’ second feature, and Taraji P Henson in 'What Men Want'. From 'Avengers: Endgame' to 'Toy Story 4', 'StarWars' to 'The Lion King', Disney has at least five films that could very well shatter records at the global box office in 2019. Here are the biggest and most anticipated movie releases of 2019: (In Pic: On the left is the poster of 'Avengers: Endgame' and on the right is the poster of 'Aladdin'.)
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