Dutch actor Marwan Kenzari has been roped in to play the role of baddie in Disney’s new live-action movie “Aladdin”. The news of Marwan Kenzari’s negative role in this movie is spreading like wildfire all over the internet, and his fans are sharing this news stating that being evil has never looked so good. Kenzari will play the character of Jafar in this movie, and his addition will add up the strength of the already huge star cast including, Will Smith (Genie), Mena Massoud (Aladdin) and Naomi Scott (Jasmine).
Will Marwan Kenzari overshadow Mena Massoud in this movie?
Marwan Kenzari is an impeccable performer, and he has proved his acting mettle through movies like “The Mummy”, “The Promise” and “Ben-Hur”. As Kanzari is included in the star cast of this film to portray the role of Jafar, several critics believe that Aladdin may end up overshadowed in his own movie. Kenzari has that extra sharp looks and unquestionable acting skills which give him an upper hand over Mena Massoud when it comes to screen presence. Kenzari’s impressive credits of long list movies which he did in the past also make spectators believe that he will overshadow Mena in this film.
The actor also has that extra hotness quotient which will woo the audiences for sure. In all probabilities, Jafar will elevate the hype surrounding the movie, and his presence will be the major USP of this project once it hit the screens. On the other hand, many people believe that Kenzari’s handsome looks will stop him from being terrifying. But Disney is quite confident about his mettle, and they believe that good looks have nothing to do with evilness. Kenzari will be next seen in the movie “Murder on the Orient Express” which will be released on November 10, 2017.
Aladdin: One of the most anticipated projects from Disney
Guy Ritchie, the acclaimed filmmaker known for making movies like “Snatch”, “Swept Away” and “Sherlock Holmes: Game of Shadows” is all set to direct “Aladdin”. Disney has not revealed the release date of this movie, but if the studio succeeds to begin the shooting of this flick in this summer, then the release date too will be announced on the launch date. The movie will revolve around the story of Aladdin, a street urchin who falls in love with a beautiful girl named Jasmine. In his journey to marry the princess, he discovers a magic lamp which had a genie living inside it. With the help of the genie, Aladdin becomes a prince and finally, he marries his beloved Jasmine.