A new rumor claims that director Guy Ritchie is intent on getting Tom Hardy as the star of his live-action Aladdin.
While director Guy Ritchie is still waiting for all the pieces to come into place for Aladdin, he reveals it would be tough to not make it a musical.
Disney's first choice for the Genie in Aladdin was comedian Kevin Hart, but it isn't known why he passed.
Disney wants Will Smith to play the role of the smooth talking Genie in their upcoming live-action take on
Casting is already under way for the roles of Jasmine and the title character in Disney's new Aladdin, with production to begin this summer.
Disney has brought on director Guy Ritchie to helm a new live action adaptation of their animated smash hit Aladdin.