We Should Celebrate Aladdin's Diverse Cast, Not Argue About It

Disney has come under fire for its recent casting announcement for the lead roles in the live-action remake of Aladdin. In particular, it is the casting of Naomi Scott as Princess Jasmine that has sparked the most outcry for "treating brown people as interchangeable."

Scott — who rose to fame in the role of the Pink Ranger in this year's Power Rangers reboot — is of British, Ugandan and Gujarati Indian heritage. Some on social media criticized Disney for casting her instead of an actor...

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