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The Verdict Read Reviews for Disney’s Live-Action Aladdin The live-action remake, incorporating songs from the 1992 animated movie and new material by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, hits theatres May 24.

Disney’s live-action remake of Aladdin, starring Will Smith as the Genie, Mena Massoud as Aladdin, and Naomi Scott as Jasmine, will arrive in theatres May 24.

Guy Ritchie directs the movie that also stars Marwan Kenzari as Jafar and Nasim Pedrad and Billy Magnussen in new roles created specifically for this new adaptation.

The movie includes the Alan Menken-Tim Rice-Howard Ashman songs from the original 1992 animated hit, as well as new material and additional lyrics from Dear Evan Hansen and La La Land duo Benj Pasek and Justin Paul.

Read reviews below. Check back for updates.

A.V. Club (Ignatiy Vishnevetsky)

CNET (Sean Keane)

Entertainment Weekly (Chris Nashawaty)

The Guardian (Steve Rose)

The Hollywood Reporter (Frank Scheck)

Independent (Geoffrey Macnab)

Los Angeles Times (Justin Chang)

The Mirror (Chris Hunneysett)

The New York Post (Johnny Oleksinski)

The New York Times (A.O. Scott)

Rolling Stone (Peter Travers)

The Telegraph (Ben Lawrence)

The Times (Kevin Maher)

Variety (Peter Debruge)

Vulture (David Edelstein)

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