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Disney's 'Aladdin' trailer released, reveals Will Smith as Genie

Posted: 6:03 AM, Feb 11, 2019
Updated: 2019-02-11 11:03:39Z
Check out the First TV Spot for Disney's "Aladdin"
Check out the First TV Spot for Disney's "Aladdin"

BURBANK, CA — The first TV spot for Disney’s upcoming live-action adaptation “Aladdin” is here and includes new, never-before-seen footage.

A thrilling and vibrant live-action adaptation of Disney’s animated classic, “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.

The film stars Will Smith as the Genie; Mena Massoud as Aladdin; Naomi Scott as Jasmine; Marwan Kenzari as Jafar; Navid Negahban as the Sultan; Nasim Pedrad as Dalia; Billy Magnussen as Prince Anders; and Numan Acar as Hakim.

Directed by Guy Ritchie, who brings his singular flair for fast-paced, visceral action to the fictitious port city of Agrabah, “Aladdin” is written by John August and Ritchie based on Disney’s “Aladdin.”

“Aladdin” is produced by Dan Lin, p.g.a., and Jonathan Eirich, p.g.a., with Marc Platt and Kevin De La Noy serving as executive producers. Eight-time Academy Award®-winning composer Alan Menken provides the score, which includes new recordings of the original songs written by Menken and Oscar®-winning lyricists Howard Ashman and Tim Rice and includes two new songs written by Menken and Oscar and Tony Award®-winning songwriters Benj Pasek and Justin Paul.

Be sure to check hop on a magic carpet and go see “Aladdin” in theaters nationwide on May 24, 2019!