Massoud has secured the coveted role of Aladdin while Scott will be playing Jasmine in the Guy Ritchie-directed Aladdin movie. As well as locking down the talent involved, it was revealed that the film will not be a direct adaptation of the 1992 animation.
Instead, 24-year-old Power Rangers actress Naomi Scott will be taking on the part. Start dream-casting Jafar! While Scott has some high-profile work to her name such as "Power Rangers", Massoud (pictured below) is more of a newbie. Canadian Mena Massoud has been tapped as our live action Aladdin.