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Naomi Scott: Lockdown prevented me from getting trapped on 'hamster wheel'

Naomi Scott is grateful that the coronavirus pandemic prevented her from getting trapped on a "hamster wheel" after 'Aladdin'. The 28-year-old actress starred as Princess Jasmine in the 2019 Disney's live-action remake of the flick but says that the shutdown to the film industry allowed her to assess her acting career.
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Aladdin and Power Rangers Star Naomi Scott Explains Why She Passed on Her Own Disney Channel Series

Over the past few years, Naomi Scott has become a sort of household name, with major roles in Power Rangers, Aladdin, and Charlie's Angels. For those who have been keeping up with her career a bit longer, they might remember some of her earlier work, particularly on the Disney Channel, with both the British TV series Life Bites and the 2011 movie Lemonade Mouth. As Scott revealed in a recent interview with Collider Ladies Night, there was briefly an offer for her to even get her own show on Disney Channel, but she turned it down for a very specific reason.

'Power Rangers': Did Naomi Scott Know about Lionsgate's Hopes to Make 7 Sequels? Her Answer Might Surprise You

I’ll never forget covering this story back in May of 2016. During a conference call with analysts, Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer revealed that the studio might make as many as seven more Power Rangers movies. As a massive Power Rangers fan, it was impossible not to get a little excited about the prospect of having a long-running film franchise, but we hadn’t even seen the first film yet! Even if there are internal hopes to make many more movies, might it be a better approach to keep those ambitions quiet until the first film comes out and justifies the costs of moving forward with sequels?

Naomi Scott wanted to be a musician

Naomi Scott never considered becoming an actress. The 'Charlie's Angels' and 'Aladdin' actress admitted music was always her first love and she only started acting when she landed a role in 'Terra Nova' in 2011. She said: "I started out in music. I started out writing in these kind of...