Internet Decries ‘Aladdin’ Spinoff For Minor White Character While Main Star Can’t Get An Audition

Bruce Haring

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The only white character in the live action remake of Aladdin is up for a spin-off movie, even though the star of the film apparently can’t get a job. That has the internet hopping mad at the injustice of it all.

Just days after Mena Massoud, the star of the billion-dollar grossing live-action Aladdin, revealed that he hasn’t had a “single audition” since the blockbuster film came out, word has broken that Billy Magnussen, who played minor character Prince Anders, is being written into his own spin-off for Disney+, the company’s streaming service.

Yes, it’s a bad look. One that the internet’s keen observers have called out. See a sample of the outrage below.




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