Guy Ritchie Answers Some of Aladdin’s Burning Musical Questions

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Aladdin is about as straightforward as movies come. You don’t walk out of it really wondering what could happen in a sequel. Everyone just lives happily ever after. On the other hand, if you’re a huge fan of Aladdin and saw the new live-action version this weekend, maybe you scratched your head about one or two things…

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The Long Rumored Back to the Future Musical Is Finally Happening

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If you traveled back in time to 2012, you could read news about a musical adaptation of Back to the Future being in the works. In 2014, there were rumors that you’d be able to see it in 2015. Now, it seems, if you travel just a year into the future, a musical based on the iconic film will finally be coming to the…

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I’ve Got a Bad Feeling About This, Aladdin

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Prince Ali, yes it is he, but not as you know him. The first glimpses at the live-action Aladdin remake weren’t awe-inspiring, but then Disney released a trailer that gave us hope. However, this latest look at Will Smith’s big “Prince Ali” number has me stroking my non-existent Jafar goatee once again. It’s, uh, it’s…

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The Cats Movie Will Shrink Actors to Feline Size and Add Performance Capture Fur

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Until now, almost everything about Tom Hooper’s adaptation of the Broadway musical Cats has been a mystery. We’ve had no idea how the Oscar-winning director was going to take the beloved musical, which is very light on narrative and features stars humans dressed as cats, and turn it into a serious motion picture.

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