Disney Live-Action Aladdin Adaptation Whitwashing

Now that Star Wars: Episode IX‘s theatrical release has been shifted back from May to December of 2019, Disney has announced release dates for a handful of projects that are either in active development or have already begun filming. Among those titles are three key live-action titles from the Mouse House: director Guy Ritchie’s live-action Aladdin (which is now in production), director Marc Forster’s own live-action film Christopher Robin (which is currently putting together its cast) and director Kenneth Branagh’s live-action movie adaptation of the young adult fantasy novel series, Artemis Fowl.

Episode IX‘s delay comes on the heels of a change-in-director on the film, with Jurassic ...

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