Meet Mena Massoud.

The Hollywood newcomer was just cast to play Aladdin in Disney’s upcoming remake of the beloved 1992 cartoon musical. He’ll appear along side Naomi Scott as Princess Jasmine and Will Smith as the Genie. Madonna‘s ex Guy Ritchie is set to direct.

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The casting news came during the Disney D23 Expo in southern California, and people are already in a tizzy. Based on Mena’s smokin’ hot Instagram page, we can see why. We have to say, he’s pretty much the exact physical embodiment of our childhood cartoon crush.

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