New Aladdin trailer from the 2019 Grammys introduces Will Smith’s Genie
Monday, 11 February 2019 A trailer for Disney’s upcoming live-action adaptation of Aladdin aired during the 2019 Grammys finally gave everyone what they wanted — Will Smith’s Genie.
The first teaser for the film, which debuted in October 2018, left the Genie out. New images of Smith in costume as the popular and beloved character have since been released. Entertainment Weekly spoke to Smith about the role, which was originally performed by the late Robin Williams, in December 2018. Smith also spoke about the differences between his version of the character and Williams’.
There’s a little bit less mimicking — there’s a James Brown piece that we do but a little bit less mimicking. The thing that will be the major addition from me playing the Genie is the hip-hop...
New 'Aladdin' Trailer Reveals Will Smith's Genie Character Other characters seen in the trailer include Princess Jasmine and the villain, Jafar. Classic scenes from the 1992 animated film are also recreated. Mena Massoud, Naomi Scott and Marwan Kenzari co-star as Aladdin, Jasmine and Jafar,...
After the initial photos for Aladdin were released late last year, and a brief scene at the end of the second teaser showed Genie in all his blue glory, fans were more than skeptical about Will Smith's..
Although he hasn't spoken a word in any of the trailers or teasers to this point, the wise-cracking bird Iago will indeed have a voice in Disney's live-action Aladdin movie, and the studio has signed..