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  1. covid-19
    These Are the Shows Closing or Canceling Performances Because of OmicronWaitress, Thoughts of a Colored Man, and Jagged Little Pill have ended their runs early.
  2. covid-19
    Aladdin Cancels 10 Days of Performances After New Breakthrough COVID CasesThe Broadway production plans to return on October 12.
  3. vulture lists
    Every Guy Ritchie Movie, RankedWhere does Wrath of Man fall in the director’s filmography?
  4. singalongs
    Idina Menzel and Ben Platt Remind Us of the Outside With ‘A Whole New World’A highlight from Disney Family Singalong: Volume II.
  5. vulture lists
    Basically Every Blue Movie Character, RankedGonzo versus Genie versus Avatar versus a bunch of X-Men.
  6. sequels
    More Magic Carpet Rides in Store As Disney Confirms Aladdin SequelA whole new world …
  7. spin-offs
    Aladdin’s Prince Anders Is Getting a Spinoff, And Now You’re Down to Two WishesYou know, your favorite Aladdin character? Prince Anders?
  8. metacamp
    The Racial Wonderland of Aladdin’s GenieAnxieties about the Disney cast arose immediately after the live-action movie was announced. Interestingly, none of the concern extended to Genie.
  9. movie review
    A Movie like Guy Ritchie’s Aladdin Isn’t Shot — It’s GeneratedIt’s set inside a matrix where the real and digital worlds are indistinguishable.
  10. roll clip!
    Try Not to Fall Asleep During Will Smith’s ‘Prince Ali’Why is it so slow?
  11. trailer mix
    Aladdin Trailer: It’s Live-Action, With a Rapping Genie and a Whole Lot of VestsIn theaters May 24, 2019.
  12. trailer mix
    New Aladdin Trailer Gives You All the Blue Will Smith You Can HandleHe sure is blue alright.
  13. previews
    First Photos From Aladdin: How Do We Unsee Will Smith’s Beard?Presented without comment.
  14. movies
    Aladdin Remake Will Have a New Duet That Won’t Live Up to ‘A Whole New World’There’s also a new song for Jasmine.
  15. oscar bait
    New Aladdin Will Have Songs From Greatest Showman and La La Land Writing DuoThe pair won Best Original Song for “City of Stars” last year.
  16. movies
    Actor Says Disney Is ‘Browning Up’ White Extras for Live-Action AladdinA stand-in says he saw line of 20 “very fair-skinned” actors waiting to be heavily tanned.
  17. casting couch
    Billy Magnussen Will Play a New, White Prince in the Live-Action AladdinMagnussen will play a character named Prince Anders.
  18. cave of wonders
    A Guide to Thirsting on Marwan Kenzari, the New Hot JafarMeet Dutch actor Marwan Kenzari, who’s playing the villain in Guy Ritchie’s Aladdin.
  19. casting couch
    Disney’s Live-Action Aladdin Casts Marwan Kenzari As (a Very Hot) JafarThe film stars Mena Massoud, Naomi Scott, and Will Smith.
  20. meet your crush
    Mena Massoud 101: Meet Your New AladdinFrom “Al Qaeda #2” to leading man.
  21. casting couch
    Mena Massoud Will Be Disney’s Next AladdinWith Will Smith as the Genie!
  22. casting couch
    Will Smith Might Play the Genie in Guy Ritchie’s Live-Action AladdinAladdin needs a friend like him.
  23. chat room
    How Aladdin’s Genie Prepared to Become One of Hamilton’s Founding Fathers“I want to bring a little of my swagger to those roles,” says James Monroe Iglehart.
  24. casting couch
    Disney Posts Open Casting Call for Guy Ritchie’s Live-Action AladdinWanted: Real, attractive, and talented Middle Eastern (or similar) stars to step into a whole new world.
  25. broadway
    Aladdin Genie Joins HamiltonHe’ll play the Marquis de Lafayette and Thomas Jefferson.
  26. the story of election night
    Many Broadway Shows Will Go Dark on Election DayHamilton will still be playing, natch.
  27. the industry
    Guy Ritchie in Talks to Make Live-Action AladdinIt’s being described as a “nontraditional take.”
  28. ham4ham
    Lin-Manuel Miranda & Lea Salonga Sing AladdinLeeeeeaaaaaaa.
  29. delayed sequels
    R. Williams’s Will Is Staving Off Aladdin SequelDisney had so many outtakes, they said they had enough material for another film with the actor’s Genie.
  30. fan theories
    The Directors of Aladdin Confirm a Much-Beloved Theory About the GenieThis opens the door to a whole new world of possibilities.
  31. roll clip!
    Here’s a Poignant Preview of Unreleased Robin Williams Aladdin OuttakesThey’ll be available in full on a forthcoming Blu-ray edition of the classic Disney pic.
  32. the industry
    A Live-Action Aladdin Prequel Is on the Way From DisneyIt will be called Genies.
  33. tributes
    This Is How the Cast of Broadway’s Aladdin Honored Robin WilliamsWith a sing-along of “Friend Like Me.”
  34. vulture lists
    The 16 Best Robin Williams Movie PerformancesA treasured selection of our favorite Lost Boy’s goofy, manic, and poignant roles.
  35. Theater Review: Disney’s Same Old World, Back in AladdinThis time with more Costanza.
  36. genies
    Aladdin Musical Coming to BroadwayA whole new woooooorld.
  37. live action
    Live-Action Aladdin and Toy Story#savewoody
  38. the end of an era
    Animator Behind Ariel and Aladdin Leaving DisneyFans dub it the “end of an era.”
  39. CollegeHumor Takes Aladdin to a Very Dark Place Here’s a new animated short from CollegeHumor, in which Aladdin uses his last wish with the best of intentions. But as the saying goes, the […]
  40. clickables
    Here’s a Remarkable One-Woman ‘Whole New World’ Lip-DubSing along at home.