Disney Casts Social Media Influencer for Live-Action Film – But Which Character?

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A popular social media influencer is causing all sorts of buzz on TikTok! Jason Diaz, a popular TikToker who also posts regularly to his Twitter and Instagram pages has announced he is being hired for a Disney movie! The big question fans are dying to know is what live-action film and character did Jason land?

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Jason’s followers are hard at work trying to figure out which film and character Disney would believe best fit Jason’s look. A week ago, @thejasondiaz posts a video on TikTok in reply to the comment, “If Scar was a real person and respected women, this would be it.” Jason takes the challenge with a Scar shirt and transforms his face to look the part.

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This isn’t the first time Jason has shown his ability to transform. In the video below he goes from looking like the guy next door to someone straight out of a romance novel!

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Now, @thejasondiaz‘s most recent TikTok video has gone viral with 9.5 million views, 1.1 million likes, and 16.5 thousand comments. In the video, Jason posts “Woke up to a call from my Manager that DISNEY booked me to play a lead for one of the live-action movies.” He then teases with “And you’ll never guess what role it is.” All Jason actually says is, “Is this real life? IS THIS REAL LIFE?” Check out the video below!

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Way to go Jason… and yes, we’re extremely curious about which Disney film and what mystery Disney role he is being cast for! Comments to the video believe Jason would be perfect for the iconic character Scar from The Lion King (because of his previous video). Others suggest a favorite character such as Jafar or Aladdin from Aladdin, Tarzan himself from the film Tarzan, Prince Naveen from The Princess and the Frog, Eugene (AKA Flynn Rider) from Tangled, or even Hook from Peter Pan.

Which live-action Disney actor could you see Jason cast for? Let us know in the comments!

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