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CAIRO - 20 February 2020: Canadian actor of Egyptian descent Mena Massoud is currently preparing for the second part of the world-famous film “Aladin”.
The first part of the film was released in 2019 and achieved great revenues. Massoud also achieved world-wide fame and success after the first part's release.
On his official Instagram account, Massoud uploaded a black and white photo of himself, commenting: "If you smile in your fear and sorrow, smile, perhaps you will one day see that the sun rises for you."
According to Variety, the Disney Network gave the green light to authors John Gatins and Andrea Berloff to work on a second part of the famous animation film "Aladdin," after its great success in the global box office race in summer 2019.
In statements to the newspaper, the producers announced holding talks with Mena Massoud, Will Smith, and Naomi Scott, in order to participate in the second part of the movie set to be released in 2021.
Inspired by the famous cartoon, "Aladdin" was reproduced in a live cinematic version. The film succeeded in achieving revenues amounting to 1 billion and 50 million dollars during its screening period, $355,559 million inside the United States of America, and $695,134 million around the world.
In the film’s first part, Mena Massoud plays Aladdin, and Naomi Scott plays Jasmine. Will Smith plays the role of the gene. The movie combines many factors of success together, an exciting story, vibrant dancing and singing, and brilliant acting.