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    Circuit Consideration 2019: “Speechless” from ‘Aladdin’ (Best Original Song)

    Welcome to the 2019 CIRCUIT CONSIDERATIONS series. Highlighting the very best in film, acting, and technical achievements for the past 12 months that awards voters may need help remembering. Each day a different writer will make their plea for a specific film in a respective category. If you miss one, click the tag “Circuit Considerations 2019,” and […] More

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    INTERVIEW: Benj Pasek and Justin Paul Discuss Inspiration, the Olympics, and Their Original Song, ‘This Is Me’

    Benj Pasek and Justin Paul have been called their generation’s Rodgers and Hammerstein. Just a year ago, the pair, known simply as Pasek and Paul, won the Academy Award for their Original Song, “City of Stars,” from the multiple award-winning “La La Land.” They followed up an Oscar with a Tony for the hit Broadway […] More

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    Casting In Place for Disney Live-Action ‘Aladdin’ from Guy Ritchie

    BURBANK, Calif. (September 6, 2017) – Casting for “Aladdin,” the live-action adaptation of the studio’s animated classic, is complete and production is currently underway at Longcross Studios outside London. The “Aladdin” cast includes: Two-time Oscar® nominee Will Smith (“Ali,” “Men in Black”) as the Genie who has the power to grant three wishes to whoever possesses […] More