Disney dropped a new “special look” (read: short trailer) for its live-action remake of Aladdin this week which gives a first look at some of the characters, like Naomi Scott’s Jasmine, Marwan Kenzari’s Jafar, and Will Smith’s very blue, very animated Genie. Check it out:
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 is directed by Guy Ritchie from a script written by John August and Ritchie based on Disney’s Aladdin. It 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.
Aladdin 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 includes two new songs written by Menken, Benj Pasek and Justin Paul.
Aladdin in in UK cinemas from 24 May 2019. Get all the latest fantasy news with every issue of SciFiNow.