The Aladdin live-action movie opened to mixed reactions. Couple them with the mixed reactions The Lion King live-action movie earned and you think the live-action for cartoon concept is dead. But rumors say that the House of Mouse is giving all of it another shot. This time with another live-action movie. When the movie released in 2019, it didn’t get those glowering reviews but made about $900 million.
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Now, the rumors say that the sequel for Aladdin is in the works and will adapt the straight-t0-television movie, Return of Jafar. The movie opened to weak reviews but made $300 million. That made the movie one of the highest selling movies on home video. The movie fleshed out the Iago character and is basically a story about how the world’s best known urchin helps Iago get back into the palace.There’s no word about who the director will be, or whether Guy Ritchie will return to the franchise.