Nasim Pedrad to Play New Role in Live-Action 'Aladdin' Movie

Nasim Pedrad has landed a role in the upcoming live-action remake of Disney’s Aladdin!

The 35-year-old former Saturday Night Live actress is set to play “Mara, the handmaiden and friend to Jasmine. The part is described as a comedic supporting role,” according to THR.

The casting news comes at the same time as the reveal of the actor playing Jafar, newcomer Marwan Kenzari.

Also starring in the upcoming movie are Mena Massoud as Aladdin, Naomi Scott as Jasmine, and Will Smith as the

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