Weeks after finding out the leads for Disney’s live-action Aladdin, the studios casts the film’s villain.
Marwan Kenzari is coming to the big screen as the sinister Jafar.
The Dutch-Tunisian actor has played in Ben-Hur, The Mummy and Murder on the Orient Express.
Walt Disney Studios has also confirmed the Aladdin remake will also have a new role: Mara.
Mara is a handmaiden and friend of Princess Jasmine.
Former Saturday Night Live star Nasim Pedrad will be taking on the comedic role specially written for this new movie.
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