• SXSW 2019: Before He Becomes Aladdin, Mena Massoud Tells a Toronto Story

    2 monthes ago - By WWD

    Mena Massoud might be able to sit and chat amidst a busy Austin, Tex., hotel lobby for now, but that time is dwindling: the actor is the title character in Disney's mega live-action reboot of “Aladdin,” due out in May, where he stars as the Disney icon alongside Will Smith and Naomi Scott.
    The release of the trailer alone has created a fan base for the 27-year-old actor.
    “Before I got on the plane I had autograph collectors waiting for me, with posters of ‘Aladdin' and stills from the movie,” he says of his trip from Los Angeles to Austin for SXSW. “And then when I got off the plane, again...
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