Disney has released the first official teaser poster for its upcoming live-action adaptation of the animated classic Aladdin.
Will Smith, who plays the Genie in the new film, took to Instagram to unveil the new poster himself. You can check it out below.
The cast features Mena Massoud who stars in the titular role of Aladdin, as well as Smith as the Genie, Power Rangers star Naomi Scott as Jasmine, Numan Acar (Homeland) as Hakim, the head of the guards and Jafar’s right-hand man, and Marwan Kenzari as Jafar. In addition, the live-action remake features new characters made just for the film played by Billy Magnussen (Game Night) and former Saturday Night Live comedienne Nasim Pedrad.
Guy Ritchie has directed the film from a script written by John August (Big Fish) and Game of Thrones writer Vanessa Taylor. August and Ritchie are also producing the film with Dan Lin. Marc Platt (La La Land) and Chris Montan (Frozen) are consulting for the project with Jonathan Eirich (Deathnote) serving as executive producer.
The film is currently slated to hit theaters May 2019. Stay tuned to Heroic Hollywood for the latest news on Disney’s live-action remake of Aladdin as we learn it.