Meet Mena Massoud: Star of Disney’s live-action Aladdin

Now we see why Jasmine stayed with him after finding out he wasn't a prince.  Mena Massoud has been tapped to play Aladdin in Disney's live action version of the film.

The talented actor who is currently in Amazon series Jack Ryan – is set to take flight as the iconic and loveable character alongside English actress Naomi Scott as Jasmine. She most recently kicked ass as the Pink Ranger in the Power Rangers film.

Will Smith will join them in the live-action movie as the Genie.

The casting news came as part of Disney D23 Expo in southern California.

Although we’re yet to hear how he gets on belting out A Whole New World, Mena is certainly impressing us with his charming Aladdin looks – as these Instagram photos confirm…

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