Jafar Pencil Tests By Andreas Deja

Andreas Deja posted a clip of his work animating Jafar in various stages, from simple lines, to complete inbetween final animation. He was has even bits of animation that didn’t make it to the final film. Like when Jafar says “Rasoul Azadani” to access the cave of wonders a reference to the layout supervisor of Aladdin and the classic “simsalabim”. In Aladdin and The King of Thieves Cassim says “Sesame Open” to enter his lair.

Aladdin The New Stage Musical Promo Pics

Check hese promo pics to get a feel of the costumes for the soon to open Aladdin musical. I’m not really a fan of Aladdin’s costume I think it doesn’t really resemble the animated character outfit. Carpet is just a random perzian rug but perhaps it works in the stage show. I love Jasmine’s costume specially the color matches cartoon Jasmine very well. But perhaps it’s a bit too skimpy for a family stage production. And I wonder why that poster has Sultan on it and not Genie or Jafar. I for one love to see how Jonathan Freeman looks as Jafar.

Poster comes from The 5th Avenue Theatre Facebook page
Jasmine poster from the Mark Kitaoka & Tracy Martin Photography facebook page