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Disney can’t find their Aladdin and Jasmine: Twitter suggests Priyanka, Dev Patel, Hrithik

Disney is having trouble finding actors to play live-action versions of Aladdin and Jasmine in their remake. Twitter offers suggestions including Priyanka Chopra, Hrithik Roshan and Dev Patel.

hollywood Updated: Jul 13, 2017 08:53 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times
The original animated Aladdin film was released in 1992.
The original animated Aladdin film was released in 1992.

Disney is running out of time, and wishes, in a global search to find young actors to play Aladdin and Jasmine in their upcoming live-action remake.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Mouse House and director Guy Ritchie have tested “around 2000” actors from “around the world” to find the perfect pair of actors to lead the fantasy-musical film.

With names like Dev Patel and Riz Ahmed being floated, and a looming August start date, the Internet has taken it upon itself to help Disney out.

Here are some suggestion people have posted on Twitter:

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First Published: Jul 13, 2017 08:52 IST

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