‘The New Adventures of Aladdin’ retells famous Arabian folktale

French comedian Kev Adams star in the latest adaptation of the famous Arabian folktale of Aladdin and the magical lamp in “The New Adventures of Aladdin” that will open in local cinemas this January 27.

Adams takes on the role of Sam in the movie who is a modern Aladdin who lives both in Baghdad and in a magical world. “The New Adventures of Aladdin” sets off when Sam (Kev Adams) and Khalid , two young thieves are about to rob a department store on the evening of 24 December . Sam, disguised as Santa Claus is attacked by children who want him to tell a story . In order not to attract attention , he began to tell them the story of Aladin and the wonderful lamp but he gives a very personal version of the tale of a thousand and one nights while trying to win the heart of Princess Shalia (played by Vanessa Guide).



Guide describes her role as very colourful, “I am very happy to have had the chance to play this role in high colors, it has lots of character and a fairly wide range of emotions, for an actress it’s great to interpret. My role Princess Shalia dreams freedom outside the enclosure of thePalace and is tired of being considered like a little girl by her father Sultan. Shallia has this ability to marvel discovering real life on the streets of Baghdad. She eventually falls in love with Aladdin,” shares Guide.

Vanessa Guide has so far starred in movies such as “Puzzle Chinese” and “Papa Mom” and “The New Adventures of Aladdin” is her first female lead. “Yes, it’s been a while now that I work and I earn my living as actress.

It is important that we feel when we trusted us you’re young actor, we’re given our luck, then he must prove that one is worthy of that trust. Our director Arthur, producers and distributors gave me this opportunity and I owe them a lot.”


As for his leading man Adams, Guide shares, “I find him amazing in the film, I have never seen him work like that. He successfully inhabited Aladdin and got very good reviews for his performance.”

Adams on the other hand performed all the stunts himself, “I did not want under any circumstances deprive me of doing the fight and action scenes, I really had to fully participate in the filmmaking process. And our director created an atmosphere in the set that we did not want to leave. He is very creative, funny and style for this project, it was important, Nourishing to have someone like him the head of the film.”

“The New Adventures of Aladdin” opens January 27, 2016 in cinemas nationwide from Pioneer Films.

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Gerard Butler flexes muscles anew in mythological action ‘Gods of Egypt’

When Egypt fell in chaos and evil threatened to rule, gods and men rise to the occasion to fight against and for each other in the upcoming spectacular action-adventure movie “Gods of Egypt.”

Inspired by the classic mythology of Egypt, the survival of mankind hangs in the balance as an unexpected mortal hero Bek (Brenton Thwaites) undertakes a thrilling journey to save the world and rescue his true love. In order to succeed, he must enlist the help of the powerful god Horus (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) in an unlikely alliance against Set (Gerard Butler), the merciless god of darkness, who has usurped Egypt’s throne, plunging the once peaceful and prosperous empire into chaos and conflict. As their breathtaking battle against Set and his henchmen takes them into the afterlife and across the heavens, both god and mortal must pass tests of courage and sacrifice if they hope to prevail in the epic final confrontation.

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Directed by visionary director Alex Proyas who also helmed blockbuster thrilling movies “I, Robot” and “The Cros,” “Gods of Egypt” brings an impressive ensemble of actors who play powerful gods and mortals in “Gods of Egypt” that includes Nikolaj Coster-Waldau as Horus, Gerard Butler as Set, Brenton Thwaites as Hathor, Courtney Eaton as Zaya, Chadwick Boseman as Thoth, Geoffrey Rush as RA, Bryan Brown as Osiris and Rufus Sewell as Urshu.

“Gods of Egypt” opens February 24, 2016 in cinemas nationwide as released by Pioneer Films.