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Influencers React To Will Smith Playing Genie In Live Action ‘Aladdin’ Remake

Will Smith just dropped a teaser for his role as Genie in the upcoming live-action remake of the hit Disney Movie ‘Aladdin’ and social media is here for it!

Will Smith teased all of his 23.1 million followers with a poster for the upcoming live-action remake of the classic Disney movie ‘Aladdin.’  The 50-year-old actor will be playing the role of Genie but he’s all bottled up until the film’s release in May 2019!

The original Genie was voiced by late legendary actor Robin Williams back in 1992 and grossed over $504,050,219 worldwide according to Box Office Mojo.  Although everyone loves a good rom-com featuring an adorable couple like Aladdin and Jasmine, it’s safe to say Genie steals the show.

Much like Robin Williams, Will is a beloved charismatic actor and the perfect choice for the role.  But according to Disney Executive Cathleen Taff, Will is putting his spin on the original character.

“No one can replicate the iconic performance by Robin Williams, and we wouldn’t want them to.  Let’s just say, he’s a little Fresh Prince, a little Hitch, and a whole lot of attitude,”  Cathleen shared at CinemaCon.

The live-action remake also stars Mena Massoud as Aladdin, Naomi Scott as Princess Jasmine, Marwan Kenzari as Jafar, and of course Will Smith as the Genie.

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