Who should've gotten the role of Aladdin: Dev Patel or Avan Jogia? | The Tylt

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Who should've gotten the role of Aladdin: Dev Patel or Avan Jogia?
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Director Guy Ritchie struggled to find his Aladdin for the live action reboot of the Disney animated classic before casting Mena Massoud. But Dev Patel and Avan Jogia are both super-talented beauties with the long dark hair—just the right look for the title character. Dev has been in contention for the role, and he's arguably the most acclaimed actor who has auditioned for the part. But Avan isn't just an actor, he can sing and dance too! Who should be cast as Aladdin? 🎥🌟

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Who should've gotten the role of Aladdin: Dev Patel or Avan Jogia?
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According to the Hollywood Reporter, Disney reportedly struggled with "finding a male lead in his 20s who can act and sing has proven difficult — especially since the studio wants someone of Middle-Eastern or Indian descent (the animated film is set in the fictional Middle Eastern city of Agrabah)."

But fan-casting begged to differ! But Disney finally casted Mena Massoud as Aladdin and Naomi Scott as Jasmine! Hence, we are still letting fans decide who should've gotten the title role in our mini bracket. In our first round, it's long hair beauties and seasoned actors Dev Patel and Avan Jogia—and acting newcomers Zayn Malik and Mustafa Ali.

Who should play Aladdin? Vote early and vote often!

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Dev starred in the Oscar-winning Best Picture "Slumdog Millionaire" and garnered an Oscar nod for Best Supporting Actor for the real-life tearjerker "Lion." He clearly knows how to act.

Watch the trailer for "Lion" below, and tell us that Dev doesn't have the acting chops to pull off Aladdin? Here's a hint—you can't. 

#TeamAvan

Avan has all the qualities necessary to play Aladdin—he can act, dance, sing, and he's totally easy on the eyes. 😍 

Fans are campaigning hard for the hot, young actor to land the role. We just hope that Disney and Guy are listening. Maybe that was their strategy all along—get Twitter to decide. If so, Avan is Disney's best bet in many fans' eyes. 

Watch Clevver News' report below on why Avan would be perfect as Aladdin.

FINAL RESULTS
Entertainment
Who should've gotten the role of Aladdin: Dev Patel or Avan Jogia?
#TeamDevPatel
A festive crown for the winner
#TeamAvan