Guy Ritchie in talks to direct live-action Aladdin


Guy Ritchie, the director of Sherlock Holmes movies featuring Robert Downey, Jr., is in talks with Disney to direct a live-action version of 1992’s Aladdin.

Dan Lin, one of the producers of the Sherlock Holmes films, will be producing and John August is working on the script.

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The film is expected to keep many of the musical elements of the original, while embracing Ritchie’s non-linear style.  How the film will approach the iconic Genie is still to be determined.

 

Sources: The Hollywood Reporter / Variety

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