Disney’s new Aladdin preview revealed the first look at the Will Smith’s Genie and actor Mena Massoud’s titular character may have the best reaction of them all.
Yesterday, Disney released a new Aladdin preview that revealed the first footage of Will Smith as the Genie with his classic blue design, yet fans have been overwhelmingly critical of the beloved character’s new look. However, Twitter user UberKryptonian noted that Mena Massoud’s Aladdin may have the best reaction to the magical Jinn that perfectly sums up what fans think of Will Smith’s Genie.
You can watch the moment in the post below!
Aladdin's face says it all pic.twitter.com/UU5d6aXHZf
— Walt (@UberKryptonian) February 11, 2019
How do you feel about the upcoming remake? Share your thoughts in the comments section below!
“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 from a script he co-wrote with John August, 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.
Aladdin will be released in theatres on May 24, 2019.
The Walt Disney Animation Library, Ranked From Worst To Best
Disney had made an unconventional “franchise” out of remaking its animated classics as live-action blockbusters. Combined with their Pixar, Marvel, and Star Wars stables, it has ensured the company’s continued domination in the film sphere. Maleficent, Cinderella, and The Jungle Book were at the forefront of that charge the last few years. Now, with Beauty and the Beast hitting theaters (our review here), now is a great time to look back at Disney’s amazing animated catalog and how they stack up against each other.
Disney has had a lot of animated films released theatrically or direct-to-video, sometimes in collaboration with other studios. This list specifically focuses on those from the Walt Disney Animation department, so sorry Brave Little Toaster fans, of which I’m one. No Pixar flicks either, but fans of that studio are in luck, as we ranked their films last summer. You can check that list out below.
I haven’t seen Saludos Amigos, Make Music Mine, Song of the South, Melody Time, Fun and Fancy Free, & The Three Caballeros, hence their exclusion. Naturally, we’ll most likely disagree about the specific ordering. Let’s think of it as a conversation starter. I’d love to hear what you guys think in the comments!
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