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Becky G Reveals Boyfriend Sebastian Lletget Is the One! (Exclusive)

Becky G Reveals Boyfriend Sebastian Lletget Is the One! (Exclusive)
Becky G and her professional soccer player beau, Sebastian Lletget, are total relationship goals -- literally!

The cute couple began dating in June 2016, after being introduced through Becky’s Power Rangers co-star, Naomi Scott, and the singer and Los Angeles Galaxy star have reveled in their out of this world romance ever since.

“It feels like [we’re soulmates],” Becky gushed to Et on Thursday, just ahead of her iHeartRadio Mi Musica show presented by JCPenney in Los Angeles. “I’m not lying when I say that. I feel like there's something really special [between us]."

The "Sola" singer admitted that even though relationships take effort, she doesn't mind putting in the work with the 25-year-old soccer pro.

"Relationships do take effort. He's an athlete. I'm traveling and touring all the time. We're both super busy, but when you don't even have to think twice, you don't have to doubt your relationship with someone and you can just be who you are and
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Power Rangers star still hopeful of a sequel

Prior to the release of Power Rangers, it was reported that Lionsgate had big hopes for the reboot, and was looking at making up to seven movies based upon the long-running TV franchise.

Unfortunately, a $142 million worldwide gross from a budget of $100 million appears to have put those plans to rest; however, speaking to The Wrap, actor Dacre Montgomery – who played the Red Ranger – has revealed that he and the cast are still hopeful of a sequel.

“I think that cast, we’re like family — we have a little group chat — we all would love to do a sequel. I know we’d all be there in a heartbeat and if something does come through the woodwork, which I’m not suggesting it wouldn’t — I actually don’t think it’s out of sight, but if it does, we’d be very excited to do a sequel.”

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Magic Carpet Ride Back In Time: Aladdin Star Scott Weinger Pays Homage on Film's 25th Anniversary

Magic Carpet Ride Back In Time: Aladdin Star Scott Weinger Pays Homage on Film's 25th Anniversary
Everyone’s favorite street rat is celebrating 25 years since he first discovered a whole new world.

Scott Weinger, who voiced Aladdin in the beloved animated Disney film, marked the anniversary of the movie’s 1992 release on Saturday with an adorable throwback picture with his co-star, Linda Larkin, who originally voiced Princess Jasmine.

“Hey Princess @lindalarkinofficial can you believe #Aladdin was released 25 years ago today?” he captioned the cuddly snap. “I’d lie to you about being a prince just to fly you around the world on a Magic Carpet all over again.”

The actress re-posted the photo on her own account and commented,
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Scott Weinger Pays Tribute to 'Aladdin' on Film's 25th Anniversary -- See His Sweet Post!

Scott Weinger Pays Tribute to 'Aladdin' on Film's 25th Anniversary -- See His Sweet Post!
It may be a whole new world, but Scott Weinger still has love forAladdin.

The 42-year-old actor, who voiced the charming Prince Ali in the 1992 animated movie, took to social media on Saturday to pay tribute to the Disney classic on the 25th anniversary of its release.

"Hey Princess @lindalarkinofficial can you believe #Aladdin was released 25 years ago today? I’d lie to you about being a prince just to fly you around the world on a Magic Carpet all over again ❤️❤️ ," Weinger captioned a throwback pic of him and his former co-star Linda Larkin who voiced Princess Jasmine.

Additionally, Mena Massoud, the actor who is set to portray Aladdin in Disney's live-action version, also paid homage to his new character.

"Happy 25th Anniversary boo! Crazy to think that when I was a one year-old this story of #Aladdin came to life. And now, 25 years later, I have the honor & privilege to help re-tell this magical #Disney story once
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Joss Whedon Is Still Directing Batgirl, But That Could Change

Earlier today, just before Hollywood gets ready to shut down for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, an intriguing report surfaced that claimed Warner Bros.' highly-anticipated Batgirl project would no longer have director Joss Whedon at the helm, but it seems that's not true. That report claimed Warner Bros. made the decision "months ago" not to bring Joss Whedon back for Batgirl, after the Justice League reshoots went on far too long, with a controversial letter written by the director's ex-wife reportedly playing a factor in the studio's "decision" to remove him from Batgirl. However, that initial report from a website dubbed Super Bro Movies has been taken down, while another report citing sources close to the production reveal Joss Whedon is still on board to direct Batgirl.

The report stated that Joss Whedon is currently working on the script for this Batgirl movie and that he is still in fact attached to direct.
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Live-action Aladdin movie will feature Jasmine’s pet tiger Rajah

A few days ago it was reported that Rajah, the pet tiger of Jasmine, had been cut from Disney and Guy Ritchie’s upcoming live-action remake of Aladdin, leading to some outcry among fans of the animated classic.

Well, fear not, as Entertainment Weekly has debunked the rumours, confirming with a source close to the production that Rajah will indeed be part of the 2019 film.

The speculation appeared to start after Jasmine actress Naomi Scott spoke to THR about the inclusion of a new character, a handmaiden called Dalia, who will serve as a confidante for the Disney Princess:

“I never realized it, but in the animation, Jasmine is really the only female character — isn’t that crazy?” said Scott. “The Dalia character is so important to this movie because she’s the only other female character. She may be the handmaiden but they’re best friends; they’re so
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Jasmine's Tiger Will Return in Disney's Aladdin Remake

Jasmine's Tiger Will Return in Disney's Aladdin Remake
Aladdin is one of the next movies getting the live-action treatment from Disney, and fans seem to be pretty excited about it. While many details about the movie are still being kept under wraps, it's now been confirmed that Jasmine's pet tiger Rajah will indeed be featured in Disney's live-action Aladdin remake. This comes despite an earlier report from THR that stated the lovable jungle cat wouldn't appear in the movie. Here's what the new report has to say about it.

"Despite speculation that Princess Jasmine's pet tiger won't appear in the Guy Ritchie-directed remake, a source close to production tells EW that Rajah will indeed be a part of the film."

That's good news for fans of the 1992 animated version of Aladdin. In that movie, Rajah serves as Jasmine's main companion. However, the Guy Ritchie version, which arrives in theaters on May 24, 2019, sees a new character, played by
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Aladdin Remake Will Shake Up Jasmine’s Character, Pet Tiger Not Included

Disney’s animated movies are known for their animal sidekicks and one of several in 1992’s Aladdin is Raja the Tiger, the faithful yet fierce pet of Princess Jasmine. Unfortunately, fans of the critter will be upset to find out that he won’t appear in the upcoming live-action remake. However, there’s a very good reason for that.

Naomi Scott – who plays Jasmine, opposite Mena Massoud as Aladdin – has revealed that the role of the princess’ only friend will be filled by a new character: a handmaiden named Dalia (played by Nasim Pedrad). The change was made in order to add another female to the male-heavy line-up, as Scott explained.

“I never realized it, but in the animation, Jasmine is really the only female character — isn’t that crazy?The Dalia character is so important to this movie because she’s the only other female character. She may be
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Next Gen: 'Aladdin' Star Naomi Scott Says Jasmine is "a Multidimensional Woman"

Next Gen: 'Aladdin' Star Naomi Scott Says Jasmine is
Naomi Scott, who is featured in THR's Next Gen 2017 issue, says Disney’s live-action retelling of Aladdin is a whole new world for Jasmine.

“There are so many amazing new things about the character in this adaptation — I could literally go on for an hour!” Scott excitedly tells The Hollywood Reporter from London, where the film is in production. “Everyone involved in this project weren’t afraid to really just rip things down and start again, especially the Princess Jasmine character, because it’s so important to get that right.”

Scott — who suited up for the Power Rangers...
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Mena Massoud, Star Of Disney’s ‘Aladdin’ Remake, Inks With ICM Partners

Exclusive: After landing the coveted titular role of the street rat-turned-prince in Disney’s live-action Aladdin remake, Mena Massoud has joined ICM Partners for agency representation, in what Deadline heard was a highly competitive signing. Guy Richie is directing this version of the 1992 classic animated film, from a script by John August. Currently in production, the pic, which is slated for release May 24, 2019, also stars Will Smith, Naomi Scott, and Marwan…
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Rumor: Dredd’s Olivia Thirlby Linked With Joss Whedon’s Batgirl

A new name has been reportedly linked with Joss Whedon’s upcoming solo movie for Barbara Gordon Aka Batgirl. According to The Daily Popcorn, actress Olivia Thirlby is on the director’s radar for the title role.

Comic book movie fans will know Thirlby from her turn as Judge Anderson opposite Karl Urban in 2012’s Dredd. Her performance in the cult favourite movie was praised at the time, so we know that she has the chops to play a badass character. At age 31, Thirlby is potentially a little older than we expected the on-screen Batgirl to be, as previous reports have stated that Whedon would be drawing from Gail Simone’s college age iteration of the character, but the actress’ youthful looks shouldn’t make it too difficult for her to play younger than her years.

Thirlby’s casting would also make sense based on comments Whedon’s made about
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Aladdin And Other Big-Name Disney Films Land New Release Dates In Light Of Star Wars Delay

Aladdin and Episode IX are trading places.

Now that Disney has opted to delay its Star Wars sequel, likely to give the newly-appointed J.J. Abrams more time to hash out a screenplay with Justice League‘s Chris Terrio, it’s been confirmed that Guy Ritchie’s live-action remake will move into the slot previously occupied by Episode IX: May 24th, 2019.

The cameras are already rolling on the set of Ritchie’s Aladdin reboot, after Will Smith took to Facebook just last week to share a behind-the-scenes photo featuring his Genie alongside Mena Massoud (Aladdin), Naomi Scott (Princess Jasmine), and Marwan Kenzari (Jafar). Navid Negahban was a last-minute addition to the ensemble cast, after it was revealed that the Homeland actor had sealed a deal to play the Sultan.

And despite bringing together a fairly diverse pool of talent, Disney’s latest reimagining came under fire for selecting Billy Magnussen to play Prince Anders,
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Disney’s Live-Action ‘Aladdin’ Begins Filming Outside of London

After “Cinderella” and “Beauty and the Beast,” Disney is just getting started with its live action remakes of their animated favorites. Next up: “Aladdin,” which has recently started shooting at Longcross Studios outside of London. Will Smith, who will play the Genie in the upcoming film, posted a photo to Facebook to celebrate the start of filming and “introduce” the rest of the main cast: After an open call and lengthy casting process earlier this year to fill most of the lead roles, Smith is joined by Mena Massoud as Aladdin, Naomi Scott as Princess Jasmine, and Marwan Kenzari as Jafar. Billy Magnussen, Navid Negahban, Numan Acar, and Nasim Pedrad will also appear in the adaptation of the 1992 animated film. Guy Ritchie is directing, John August wrote the script, and Lucinda Syson and Tess Joseph handled casting. Production began in June, and filming will continue through January 2018, so London-area actors
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Disney Under Fire For Casting White Actor In Aladdin

Following in the footsteps of Cinderella, Alice in Wonderland, The Jungle Book, and this year’s box office mega-hit Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin is the latest live-action reimagining to enter development at the Mouse House, which has also drawn up plans for a Jungle Book sequel, Mulan, The Lion King and a Dumbo movie from the inimitable Tim Burton. Yes, it would seem no fairytale is beyond the reach of Disney’s wildly ambitious plans.

With a flick and a swish, the company has recruited a starry lineup of actors to fill out Guy Ritchie’s Aladdin movie, beginning with Will Smith as the gregarious Genie. And though it took a little longer than expected, Disney has selected Mena Massoud and Naomi Scott to play Aladdin and Jasmine, respectively, with Marwan Kenzari (Murder on the Orient Express) assuming the villainous role of Jafar. But there’s perhaps one casting
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Cast and Crew Revealed as Disney's Live Action Aladdin Begins Production

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As cameras begin to roll on Guy Ritchie's live action remake of Aladdin, Disney has revealed the actors coming in to round out the cast of characters, as well as the talent behind the cameras. Come inside to check it out!

Along with The Lion King, Aladdin is one of my all time favorite Disney animated films. I'm not entirely sure how this adaptation is going to work out in live-action, but I'm eager to find out. We've know for a while now that Will Smith would be playing the Genie this time around, but now we have a full cast list:

Casting for “Aladdin,” the live-action adaptation of the studio’s animated classic, is complete and production is currently underway at Longcross Studios outside London.

The “Aladdin” cast includes: Two-time Oscar® nominee Will Smith (“Ali,” “Men in Black”) as the Genie who has the power to grant three
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Movie News: 'Purge 4' Title, Plot Details Revealed; Will Smith Shares First 'Aladdin' Cast Photo

The Purge 4: James DeMonaco, who wrote and directed the first three installments in the Purge series (above on the set of The Purge: Election Year), says that the next movie is currently titled The Purge: The Island. DeMonaco is writing the prequel, which revolves around "the first experimental Purge" when all crime is declared legal. He says it will be set on Staten Island. Gerard McMurray will direct the movie, scheduled for release on July 4, 2018. [Vulture]   Aladdin: Will Smith (above in Suicide Squad) shared a photo from the first day of shooting on Disney's live-action Aladdin (below), featuring himself (the Genie) with Mena Massoud (Aladdin), Naomi Scott (Princess Jasmine) and  Marwan Kenzari (Jafar). Navid Negahban, Nasim Pedrad, Billy...

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There's a Reason Aladdin's Billy Magnussen Looks So Freaking Familiar

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The cast for Disney's live-action Aladdin is quickly coming together, and it's full of fresh faces. Newcomers Mena Massoud and Naomi Scott will be playing the iconic roles of Aladdin and Jasmine, respectively, and actor Billy Magnussen recently signed on as a brand-new character called Prince Anders. While his casting has caused mixed reactions from fans due to the fact that the movie is celebrated for featuring Middle Eastern characters, this certainly isn't his first time playing a prince. In fact, you probably recognize him from another hit Disney musical. If you're curious about the actor, get to know him better with these key facts. RelatedAll the Places You Might Have Seen Disney's New Aladdin, Mena Massoud
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Disney Gets Burned for Adding New White Character to Aladdin

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Production has finally begun on Disney's live-action remake of Aladdin, which brought the excitement level up only to be taken back down when Disney announced that they had cast Billy Magnussen (Into the Woods) as a new character named Prince Anders, who was not originally in the 1992 animated movie. The move has been criticized by many who claim that Disney only added the character so that they could introduce a Caucasian actor into a movie where there are no other white people. The news comes after Disney was slammed for casting Naomi Scott in the part of Princess Jasmine because she is not from Arab descent, but instead British and Gujarati Indian, which many feel reinforces the stereotype that South Asian and Middle Eastern people are interchangeable.

Guy Richie's upcoming live-action remake of Aladdin is set to have a diverse cast, which is a relief to many, but the addition
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Why the New White Character in Disney's Live-Action Aladdin Is Infuriating Fans

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Disney's live-action Aladdin reboot based on the 1992 animated film is facing another casting controversy. A few months after reportedly "struggling" to find an actor of color to play the title character (Egyptian-born Canadian actor Mena Massoud was later chosen), Disney has created a brand-new character to add to the beloved story: Prince Anders, played by Ingrid Goes West actor Billy Magnussen. Although Magnussen has some experience playing a prince - he appears as Rapunzel's royal love interest in 2014's Into the Woods - fans are understandably upset with the studio's decision. For many, the move feels like a way for Disney to shoehorn a white character into a story that's celebrated for predominantly featuring Middle Eastern characters. With all the added backlash from the previous casting scandal, which a lot of people still aren't happy about (Jasmine is being played by British actress Naomi Scott, who is of Indian instead
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New images from Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Pacific Rim: Uprising trailer, Shazam casting and more – Daily News Roundup

New Jedi Images

We’ve posted a few new images from Star Wars: The Last Jedi yesterday [see here], and then we got a brand new look at the film’s mysterious villain Supreme Leader Snoke thanks to a Topps trading card, along with a new shot of Luke Skywalker. Check them out here.

Dracula: Origins

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before, but Paramount are developing a prequel movie to Dracula. This time the film is being worked on by It director Andy Muschietti. Variety – who broke the story – describes the story as: “set in 1868, where a 21-year-old Bram Stoker meets with an evil that he traps in an ancient tower.” Read more here.

Uprising Trailer

The much-anticipated sequel to Pacific RimPacific Rim: Uprising – could have its first trailer shown at New York Comic Con during a special panel on Friday, October 6th 2017. Director of the film
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