Aladdin: Disney shares first look of menacing villain Jafar, pet monkey Abu from Guy Ritchie's live-action remake

Whereas Jafar is seen in red and golden robes, Abu is rendered in CGI for the Guy Ritchie adaptation of Aladdin

FP Staff December 20, 2018 12:46:19 IST
Aladdin: Disney shares first look of menacing villain Jafar, pet monkey Abu from Guy Ritchie's live-action remake

The first look from Guy Ritchie's live-action remake of Disney's classic Aladdin was released in the latest issue of Entertainment Weekly. Whereas the exclusive cover showed Will Smith as Genie, Mena Massoud as Aladdin and Naomi Scott as Princess Jasmine, another flurry of pictures introduced the other key characters in the film.

The look of Aladdin's terrifying villain Jafar played by actor Marwan Kenzari, Aladdin's pet monkey Abu and Dalia, the handmaiden and friend to Jasmine, an original character for the live-action remake were unveiled as well. Whereas Jafar is seen in red, black and golden robes, Aladdin's sidekick Abu has been rendered by CGI for this Guy Ritchie remake. Actor Mena Massoud also shared a number of pictures from the film on Twitter.

Aladdin will ride on its magic carpet to the screens on 24 May, 2019.

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