Bailey also reiterated that "the awesome Genie will be played by the equally incredible Will Smith".
Aladdin is one of Disney's most beloved and successful classics earning more than $504 million worldwide and the characters are prominent at the company's theme parks. Ritchie did not confirm or deny the rumor when he was asked in May about Smith's alleged role, E! Scott will snuggle up to her pet tiger Rajah as Princess Jasmine. The duo join the only other talent cast for the Disney musical, Will Smith, who will be playing the Genie.
Massoud is part of the cast of Amazon's Jack Ryan series starring John Krasinski, and previously appeared in the TeenNick series Open Heart.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, "finding a male lead in his 20s who can act and sing has proven hard - especially since the studio wants someone of Middle-Eastern or Indian descent".
Aladdin is now set to start shooting in August. Scott, a British actress and singer whose mother hails from Northern India, recently starred in the Power Rangers reboot as the Pink Ranger.
There's still no release date for Aladdin, but we are following the story and will update as soon as a date is revealed.
Puth reacted with surprise on Twitter , noting that he joined YouTube in 2007 hoping to make a video that would hit 10,000 views. The video dethroned PSY's " Gangnam Style " that held the original record for five years and stands at 2,895,445,428 views.
Dan is now fourth overall at 25 seconds, so there is the possibility we could have an Irishman in yellow by Sunday. I think tomorrow we could see the GC [general classification] really blown to pieces and proper gaps opening up.
But under current law, the CBO expects economic growth to be about 1.8% on average over the next decade. The White House is likely to take the CBO projection of Trump's budget proposal with a grain of salt.
He was linked with a slew of Premier League clubs but in recent weeks, Leicester City have emerged as the most interested club. Kelechi Iheanacho has looked impressive when called upon at Manchester City but is still some way off the starting XI.
Republicans say House Democrats are responsible for the current holdup due to their opposition to the changes. Democrats countered that the administration has only itself to blame for the slow pace of filling vacancies.
If Oklahoma follows through and wins the 2017 league title, it will mark the Sooners' 11th Big 12 championship and third straight. He is also the first Jayhawk to be voted a unanimous selection for the Preseason All-Big 12 Football Team.
He later joined the Oklahoma Air National Guard in October 2014 and was discharged from the 138th Fighter Wing in April. The front doors of the recruiting center were boarded up by Airmen about 7 a.m., the Tulsa World reports .
Having slumped to an 11-run defeat in the fourth ODI, India would look to bounce back and finish the series on high note. Gayle is in the Windies playing XI for the first time since the final of the World T20 2016 in Kolkata.
Disney offers a first look at Star Wars land
So guests will actually get to pilot the Millennium Falcon , which has been a fantasy at some point for every Star Wars fan. The progress on the Star Wars-inspired lands was updated by the amusement park and resort giant earlier this year in March.
Feng takes early lead in US Women's Open
Because of the delayed start of the second round, those with afternoon tee times , such as Korda's older sister, Jessica, may not. NOTES: Defending champion Brittany Lang of the United States, one of 10 Women's Open champions in the field, shot an even-par 72.
Beyonce unveils photo of twins Sir and Rumi
Beyonce already holds that crown with her Instagram pregnancy announcement in February. "We have been blessed two times over". The picture showed the 35-year-old mother-of-three and the twins draped in a purple floral sheet, while she wore a blue veil.
Giant iceberg breaks off Antarctica
The real danger from the Larsen C break is that the floating ice shelf is holding back tons of ice on land behind it. One of the biggest icebergs on record has broken away from Antarctica - and it could have devastating consequences.
Man Killed By Takata Airbag While Working On A Honda
According to Honda, Alpha inflators can have as high as a 50-50 chance of exploding and injuring an occupant. Owners can go online and subscribe to Honda service manuals and find out proper procedures for many repairs.
Amazon launches service to set up smart gadgets in your home
Based on Amazon's job listings, the service will expand to Tampa, Hoboken, Miami, Orlando, Houston, Dallas, and Las Vegas soon. An employee check computer inventory that is part of a "Black Friday" sale at a Best Buy on November 24, 2016 in Orem, Utah.
Charlie Gard Case Back Before UK High Court
A judge is overseeing the latest round of litigation at a High Court hearing in London after "new" evidence was presented. What is wrong with Charlie Gard? Charlie suffers from the genetic disorder mitochondrial depletion syndrome.
Trump, World Leaders Head to G20 Summit Under N Korea Shadow
So much for China working with us - but we had to give it a try! It is unclear, though, whether that approach will be effective. As the meeting's first day wrapped up, leaders indicated that steel remains one of the hottest subjects of debate.
Palestinians hail UNESCO Hebron vote protested by Israel
In an intractable and long-running battle, Unesco's recognition is, at least, a move in the right direction for Palestinians. At the centre of the dispute is the site known to Muslims as the Ibrahimi Mosque and to Jews as the Tomb of the Patriarchs .