Disney's Latest Addition To The Cast Of 'Aladdin' Has Seriously Raised Some Eyebrows

The Huffington Post | Daniel Welsh | Posted 06.09.2017 | UK Entertainment

Disney has come under fire thanks to their latest casting, after it was announced Billy Magnussen would be playing a new character in their upcoming l...

Naomi Scott Isn't My Jasmine

Reem El-Shazly | Posted 20.07.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Reem El-Shazly

Hollywood has a history of casting South Asians as Middle Easterns, erasing both identities as we aren't interchangeable. Disney has made a huge mistake with casting Naomi Scott but it isn't Disney's mistake alone.

Little Mix's Jade Misses Out On 'Aladdin' Role As Cast Of Live Action Remake Are Announced

The Huffington Post | Ashley Percival | Posted 16.07.2017 | UK Entertainment

Little Mix fans will be disappointed to learn Jade Thirlwall has missed out on a part in Disney’s live action remake of ‘Aladdin’. The singer h...

Why Disney Shouldn't Be 'Struggling' To Find An Aladdin

Biba Kang | Posted 14.07.2017 | UK Entertainment
Biba Kang

To suggest that the inability to find an actor to play Aladdin is due to the difficulty involved in finding someone of Middle-Eastern/South Asian heritage who can act, sing and dance registers, to me, as the racial equivalent of the man who blames all of womankind for his inability to find a girlfriend. Maybe, love, the problem isn't them - it's you.

Twitter Has No Time For Guy Ritchie's Rumoured 'Aladdin' Casting Struggles

The Huffington Post | Rachel McGrath | Posted 12.07.2017 | UK Entertainment

The news that Guy Ritchie is reportedly having problems casting stars for ‘Aladdin’ has left many Twitter users getting out their tiny violins and...

Tom Hardy Shuts Down 'Aladdin' Remake Role Rumours

The Huffington Post | Rachel McGrath | Posted 14.06.2017 | UK Entertainment

Reports that Tom Hardy could be playing Jafar in the upcoming ‘Aladdin’ live-action remake have been shut down by the star’s representative. Th...

REVIEW: 'Aladdin: The Musical' Is A Shining, Shimmering Spectacle

The Huffington Post | Ashley Percival | Posted 17.06.2016 | UK Entertainment

It’s been 24 years since Disney worked its magic on the story of ‘Aladdin’, and it’s hard to believe it has taken this long for a stage versio...

This Hoverboard Aladdin Costume Wins Halloween Hands Down

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 29.10.2015 | UK

If you still need some inspiration for a Halloween costume, check out this incredible modern day Aladdin. Using a hoverboard as his magic carpet, M...

Disney's 'Aladdin' Is Getting A New Prequel

The Huffington Post UK | Ashley Percival | Posted 16.07.2015 | UK Entertainment

A live-action prequel to Disney’s hit animated film ‘Aladdin’ is in the works. The new movie will explore the backstory for the wish-grantin...

Five British Castles You Can Stay In

Good Hotel Guide | Posted 11.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Good Hotel Guide

Sometimes a trip away needs to have that extra magical touch to make you feel like a prince or princess in a fairytale. So why not stay in a castle? ...

'Aladdin' Broadway Cast Pay Tribute To Robin Williams

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 14.08.2014 | UK Entertainment

The cast of the Broadway production of ‘Aladdin’ paid tribute to Robin Williams at a performance on Tuesday night, following his death earlier thi...

Jessica Elgot

There Is A Big Problem With Tweeting 'Genie, You're Free' | Jessica Elgot | Posted 13.08.2014 | UK

It is a powerful and deeply moving image of one of Robin Williams' most beloved characters, the genie embracing Aladdin as he is finally given his fre...

Robin Williams Has Died and It's a Very Sad Day

Carina Maggar | Posted 12.10.2014 | UK Entertainment
Carina Maggar

What is most heart-rending about this news is the contradiction- a man who exudes laughter, yet who is suffering from endless sadness. It just goes to show how one person's exterior doesn't always match the battles they are fighting within.

What Would Disney Characters Be Like Without Their Beards?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.03.2014 | UK Entertainment

Some of Disney's most famous characters have been given something of a dramatic makeover, thanks to a cartoonist who has re-imagined them without thei...

Curtains Close On Iconic Seaside Theatre After 104 Years

Archant | Posted 09.03.2013 | Home

A historic seaside theatre closed at the weekend after attracting more than three million show-goers over 104 years. After more than a century echo...

WATCH: If Harry Was A Disney Prince...

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.10.2012 | UK Comedy

Ever wondered how things might pan out if Prince Harry starred in a Disney film? Wonder no wore - because the jokers at have kindly p...

Naila Mumtaz 'Evil Spirit Murder': What Is A Djinn?

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 14.11.2012 | UK

On Monday a husband and three members of his family were jailed for life for the murder of his pregnant wife, in an apparent attempt to rid her of an ...

Red Faces At Pantomime Over Spelling Mistake

PA | Posted 16.12.2011 | UK

Theatre staff were left red faced after the letter T was missed out from Widow Twankey's name in their Christmas pantomime programme. The mistake a...

Look Behind You, Mr. Benefits Scammer: Pantomime Dame Caught Swindling

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 11.01.2012 | UK

A Widow Twanky costume didn't fool fraud investigators on the tail of benefits scammer and pantomime dame Paul Couchman. The cheat claimed thousan...