Disney Struggling to Find Lead Actor

039;Victorious' star Avan Jogia has reacted to the Twitter frenzy over his possible 'Aladdin' casting

The Internet has spoken and Disney Studios finally answered! A popular frontrunner for the titular pauper-turned-prince? It's said the audition tape featured the 25-year-old performing a song from the musical.

Report also suggest that Disney was interested in casting Dev Patel or Riz Ahmed, but now it seems like the star will most likely be a rookie. However, as reported by The Hollywood Reporter, the Guy Ritchie production is struggling to find a lead for the project even though it's been four months since the casting process began.

However, what both fans and the studio are getting wrong is that Avan is not of Middle Eastern decent. Let that sink in, because we have the biggest film industry in the world which is full of brown actors of Middle Eastern or Indian descent who can dance their way to any woman's heart and probably sing along too.

EVO Video Game Tournament Brings 'The Completionist' To Las Vegas
Wii U, BlazBlue Central Fiction , The King of Fighters XIV , and Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3. Wii U and Street Fighter 5 finals will be broadcast live on Disney XD this weekend.

Of course, the history of Aladdin itself is pretty fraught, given, as Slate points out, that the animated film was likely inspired by a mashup of disparate cultures, which is never a good look. It was first translated from Arabic to French and back to Arabic in the 18th and 19th centuries.

Since we grew up with Disney films and we know the local and worldwide entertainment industry well, we're going to help Guy Ritchie out here and give him a few options from which he can choose.

Related News:

Most liked

House considers adding North Korea to Russian Federation sanctions bill
The House and Senate have been fighting over the Russian Federation sanctions bill since it passed the Senate last month, 98-2. But in the wake of that report , Trump Jr.'s statements regarding the meeting changed.

In the game of thrones, you win or you die
But her co-stars are always there to reassure her. "My mates are like, 'It's you - you and Daenerys are one and the same now". But let's face it, what we all really want to know is what Tyrion's face will look like when he learns that Cersei is Queen.

Putin hopes for further dialogue with Trump
But the lobbyist rejected that allegation as "maliciously false", telling AFP he " never worked for any intelligence service". The same day, the Times' Ken Vogel reported that a translator named Anatoli Samochornov was also at the meeting.

Rajon Rondo had meeting with New Orleans Pelicans Thursday
A former teammate of Pelicans center DeMarcus Cousins in Sacramento, Rondo would likely serve as a backup to Jrue Holiday . The move comes days removed from a report from Zach Lowe of ESPN , who noted that the two parties were slated to meet.

When Salman kissed Katrina on her B'day!
Katrina meanwhile took to her Instagram handle and shared the first picture of her look just before walking the IIFA green carpet. The only one date I remember right now is Katrina's birthday.

Ind storm into semis with power packed performance by Mithali Raj
Jhulan Goswami won the title of leading wicket taker in women cricket when she got her 181 wicket in a match against South Africa. The Mithali Raj-led Indian side needs to win the last match of league stage against New Zealand to qualify for the semi-finals.

Malyalam actor Dileep denied bail in actress' abduction, assault case
It all began when a popular Malayalam actress was abducted on February 17 while she was on her way home after a shoot. The police did not seek further custody of Dileep, and the court remanded the actor to judicial custody till July 25.

Liverpool enter enter race to sign Chelsea target Aubameyang
Jurgen Klopp has reportedly been trying to convince the Liverpool board to sign the player that he took to Dortmund in 2013.

Kashmiri Pandits pay homage to Amarnath terror attack victims
The attack was carried out by terrorist organization Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and masterminded by Pakistani militant Ismail. The source said police have arrested two more persons along with Touseef for their alleged involvement in the same case.

Facebook app's camera now makes GIFs
There is no word yet on when the Facebook GIF maker will arrive to the app's Android version, but it will likely not take long. The new feature was spotted by TNW's Matt Navarra , and for now, it's visible to some iOS users.

Greystones man dons skirt to join women's doubles match at Wimbledon
Mr Quinn bravely managed to pull the skirt up as Clijsters, 34, lost her composure and collapsed laughing onto the court. That's when a fan from the stands shouted "body serve".

Serco Group plc (SRP) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages
Looking at some alternate time periods, the 12 month price index is 1.33798, the 24 month is 0.74856, and the 36 month is 1.14321. Carroll Fin Associates Inc has invested 0% in Veritiv Corp (NYSE:VRTV). 32,454 are held by Ny State Common Retirement Fund.

Tral encounter: Two militants killed in gunbattle in Satora area
Meanwhile, exchange of firing between the militants and government forces was going on at Wantwon Satoora forest area. On Friday, a terrorist was arrested in the Sambal area of Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora district.

Patanjali, Jio among the most influential brands
The Jio 4G feature phone is also said to come with access to Jio apps such as Jio TV, MyJio, JioCinema, and JioMusic. The phone has 512 MB of RAM and Flash memory of 4 GB which will be expandable upto 128 GB using micro SD card.

Deepika Padukone called 'dead body' for looking 'anorexic' in new photo
All that the photos did was give the world a very fit Deepika Padukone , looking like the poster child for good posture. Directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali" " Padmavati' is a period drama, which also stars Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapoor.