The amazing actor, Will Smith is playing the role of the Genie. Smith has shared a first look at the new film by posting the teaser poster on his Instagram, adding that he “Can’t wait for y’all to see Me BLUE!”
The cast for the upcoming live-action Aladdin includes Mena Massoud as Aladdin and Power Rangers’ Naomi Scott who will play Jasmine. Disney had also confirmed that Will Smith will be playing Genie.
Smith has hinted that his version of the Genie is a “little bit Fresh Prince, a little bit Hitch”.
Aladdin has wrapped filming and is set for release on May 24, 2019.