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‘Aladdin’s’ filming in Wadi Rum concludes

By JT - Dec 08,2017 - Last updated at Dec 08,2017

AMMAN — Filming of the live-action remake of Disney’s animated feature “Aladdin” has concluded in Wadi Rum, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported on Thursday.

Directed by Guy Ritchie, “Aladdin” is inspired by “The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night” and is a remake of Disney’s 1992 animation movie.

Will Smith, Mena Massoud and Naomi Scott are some of the main actors in the film, which is expected to be released in May 2019.

The Royal Film Commission spent several months preparing for the crew’s arrival, as well as presenting production services and logistic facilities in cooperation with relevant authorities to issue necessary permits and providing 150 local staff. Ritchie praised the commission’s efforts, cooperation and professionalism during the filming, Petra added.

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