As soon as we heard they were remaking Aladdin into the next live action Disney film, we were hesitant because really – who can replace Robin Williams as the Genie? But all of our fears were put to rest when we heard that the role would be filled by Will Smith, pretty much the only person we could think of that could fill those large shoes.
Now, we have the teaser trailer, and the movie is over six months away but we’re so excited to see it already! Get ready to fall in love with Aladdin, Jasmine, the Genie and all of the characters we already know – as well as some we are going to be introduced to. The music is scored by Alan Menken, so we can’t wait to feel the emotions through every note.
Check out the new teaser trailer, the poster and more about the release below. We will share more as we get it!
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ALADDIN releases in theaters everywhere on May 24, 2019!
Aladdin Teaser Trailer:
ALADDIN is the exciting tale of the charming street rat Aladdin, the courageous and self-determined Princess Jasmine and the Genie who may be the key to their future. Directed by Guy Ritchie, who brings his singular flair for fast-paced, visceral action to the fictitious port city of Agrabah, the film is written by John August and Ritchie based on Disney’s ALADDIN.
ALADDIN stars Will Smith as the larger-than-life Genie; Mena Massoud as the charming scoundrel Aladdin; Naomi Scott as Jasmine, the beautiful, self-determined princess; Marwan Kenzari as Jafar, the powerful sorcerer; Navid Negahban as the Sultan concerned with his daughter’s future; Nasim Pedrad as Dalia, Princess Jasmine’s free-spirited best friend and confidante; Billy Magnussen as the handsome and arrogant suitor Prince Anders; and Numan Acar as Hakim, Jafar’s right-hand man and captain of the palace guards. The film is produced by Dan Lin and Jonathan Eirich with Marc Platt and Kevin De La Noy serving as executive producers. Alan Menken provides the score, which includes new recordings of the original songs written by Menken and lyricists Howard Ashman and Tim Rice and two new songs written by Menken and songwriters Benj Pasek and Justin Paul.The film, which was shot on practical stages in London and on location amidst the stunning desert vistas of Jordan, has a talented creative team helping to bring Agrabah to life, including: director of photography Alan Stewart, production designer Gemma Jackson and costume designer Michael Wilkinson.