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Author:  Sotiris [ Sat Jan 27, 2018 6:53 pm ]
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Naomi Scott‏ wrote:
Wrap day today. What an incredible 6 months. I can honestly say I’ve enjoyed every second. Love to my cast and crew, it’s been a pleasure.
Source: https://twitter.com/NaomiScott/status/9 ... 1317769217

Author:  Disney's Divinity [ Sat Jan 27, 2018 8:17 pm ]
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DisneyJedi wrote:
Gotta agree. And I hate to admit it, but I feel like Ariana and John's take on Beauty and the Beast was more like a Diet version of Celine Dion and Peabo Bryson's version.

I thought John Legend did very well, it was Ariana who was the problem. It would be funny if Selena does end up doing a better job with AWNW than she did with B&tB considering Selena can't sing worth a sh*t, lllol.

Author:  Disney Duster [ Sun Jan 28, 2018 1:06 am ]
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I loved the Ariana Grande and John Legend version. And I thought Ariana was the better one in that one.

Author:  JeanGreyForever [ Sun Jan 28, 2018 6:47 pm ]
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DisneyJedi wrote:
JeanGreyForever wrote:
Sotiris wrote:
There's a rumor going around which I highly doubt holds any water that Selena Gomez and Zayn Malik will be doing a rendition of "A Whole New World" for the live-action Aladdin.

That's a star power combo. And I think they'd be a better suit for this song than Ariana Grande and John Legend were for Beauty and the Beast. Hope this is true, especially since I've come to love Selena's voice since she's shed her Disney Channel days.


Gotta agree. And I hate to admit it, but I feel like Ariana and John's take on Beauty and the Beast was more like a Diet version of Celine Dion and Peabo Bryson's version.

Yeah, I felt like Ariana and John's version trying to copy Celine and Peabo's version, but it feels like a very inferior remake, which I suppose is pretty apt.

Sotiris wrote:
Naomi Scott‏ wrote:
Wrap day today. What an incredible 6 months. I can honestly say I’ve enjoyed every second. Love to my cast and crew, it’s been a pleasure.
Source: https://twitter.com/NaomiScott/status/9 ... 1317769217

Was hoping we'd get a picture or sneak peek of the shoot.

Author:  JeanGreyForever [ Tue Mar 06, 2018 2:23 pm ]
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http://www.vulture.com/2018/03/greatest ... songs.html

The duo behind the songs of La La Land and The Greatest Showman confirmed that they have written two new songs for the live-action Aladdin, with the help of Alan Menken.

Author:  Sotiris [ Tue Mar 06, 2018 6:34 pm ]
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^I don't understand why the media is reporting it as new information. Disney officially announced this in September 2017.

Author:  Disney Duster [ Wed Mar 07, 2018 2:03 am ]
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Oh, good, I loved every song in The Greatest Showman! But I didn't know Alan Menken worked on the music with others like that!

Author:  JeanGreyForever [ Wed Mar 07, 2018 2:08 am ]
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Disney Duster wrote:
Oh, good, I loved every song in The Greatest Showman! But I didn't know Alan Menken worked on the music with others like that!

Same. I actually didn't care much for the movie itself, finding it trite and predictable, but each song sequence was incredible, both to listen to as well as to see on screen.

Author:  WarriorDreamer [ Tue Mar 13, 2018 7:13 pm ]
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I am REALLY looking forward to this film! Could you guess looking at my Avatar?

Ironically enough Numan Acar (Jafars right hand man) looks basically like the spitting image of Jafar and visually looks like he would be a much better fit, but I'm sure Marwan Kenzari will be fine in the role, I just thought he seemed a little too young since Jafar is a character who has reached a certain age which adds to his intelligence and intimidation, but I guess they are going for a different take on Jafar this time. Perhaps they cast a younger actor due to more fight scenes.

Author:  JeanGreyForever [ Tue Mar 13, 2018 8:17 pm ]
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WarriorDreamer wrote:
I am REALLY looking forward to this film! Could you guess looking at my Avatar?

Ironically enough Numan Acar (Jafars right hand man) looks basically like the spitting image of Jafar and visually looks like he would be a much better fit, but I'm sure Marwan Kenzari will be fine in the role, I just thought he seemed a little too young since Jafar is a character who has reached a certain age which adds to his intelligence and intimidation, but I guess they are going for a different take on Jafar this time. Perhaps they cast a younger actor due to more fight scenes.

You're right! I looked him up and he looks exactly like Jafar (or Rasputin). The actor they cast for Jafar is not only younger, but also much more physically in shape and handsome, when the animated Jafar was anything but. Their take on the character must be different, otherwise I can't imagine why they would not have cast Numan Acar.

Author:  Disney Duster [ Wed Mar 14, 2018 1:27 am ]
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JeanGreyForever wrote:
Disney Duster wrote:
Oh, good, I loved every song in The Greatest Showman! But I didn't know Alan Menken worked on the music with others like that!

Same. I actually didn't care much for the movie itself, finding it trite and predictable, but each song sequence was incredible, both to listen to as well as to see on screen.

Yay, we agree!

WarriorDreamer wrote:
Ironically enough Numan Acar (Jafars right hand man) looks basically like the spitting image of Jafar and visually looks like he would be a much better fit...

Huh, yeah I agree with you and JeanGreyForever.

Author:  Sotiris [ Mon Mar 19, 2018 9:10 am ]
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I guess this means the other new song is for the Genie? That's disappointing. I was hoping Aladdin or Jafar would get the other one.

Will Smith strikes 'biggest money deal in film history' to record new music for Guy Ritchie's Aladdin (report)
https://uk.movies.yahoo.com/will-smith- ... 26312.html

Author:  JeanGreyForever [ Mon Mar 19, 2018 12:49 pm ]
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It's possible that they might still use Proud of Your Boy and not consider it a new song since it's also been in the musical. I I don't remember if they flat out said that they won't use songs from the musical though, or any deleted songs. Jafar has a number of deleted songs as well, which maybe they won't consider as brand-new.

Author:  Disney Duster [ Tue Mar 20, 2018 1:23 am ]
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Oh, come on, Disney, it's Aladdin or Jafar who need a new song! Would be okaaay if "Proud of Your Boy" was in, but I'd rather a song more relevant to the new film character and story.

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