Mena Massoud stars as Aladdin in Disney’s live-action adaptation of the 1992 animated classic. Photo: AP

Aladdin: 12 ways the new remake stands out from the Robin Williams animated original

  • Director Guy Ritchie has updated the movie, empowering Naomi Scott’s character Jasmin, while Mena Massoud’s Aladdin does not go shirtless
  • Williams’ memorable song, Friend Like Me, is given a hip-hop spin by Will Smith as Genie and DJ Khaled
Topic |   American films

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Mena Massoud stars as Aladdin in Disney’s live-action adaptation of the 1992 animated classic. Photo: AP
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