Aladdin trailer: Disney releases first look at Will Smith as blue genie in live-action remake
The reboot also stars Naomi Scott as Princess Jasmine
The clip was unveiled in the US during a commercial break in between the Grammys ceremony.
In the one-minute video, Aladdin (Mena Massoud) can be seen approaching a lion-shaped cave, similar to the one featured in the animated version.
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The musical theme in the clip closely echoes Arabian Nights from the 1992 Disney classic’s soundtrack.
It then cuts to a series of scenes from the movie, including a shot of Naomi Scott as Princess Jasmine.
Towards the end of the clip, Will Smith’s Genie can be seen coming out of the lamp, asking Aladdin: “You really don’t know who I am?
“Genie, wishes, lamp... None of that ringing a bell?”
Disney had previously released photos of Smith as the Genie, but the character was not blue. Smith had explained at the time that the live-action remake would, in fact, feature a blue Genie thanks to CGI, as is the case in the newly released video.
Aladdin is set to premiere in the UK and US on 24 May 2019.