AceShowbiz - As promised, Disney released the first full-length trailer for its live-action "Aladdin" on Tuesday, March 12. First debuted on "Good Morning America", the video which has made its way out online shows the alternate looks of Will Smith's Genie.
Besides his blue form which received mix reactions from social media users, Genie is frequently featured in his human disguise. The video shows more of Genie's interactions with Aladdin after the latter discovered the magic lamp and released Genie.
Aladdin is seen contemplating about asking Genie to turn him into a prince in an attempt to impress his love interest, Princess Jasmine. "You look like a prince on the outside. That didn't change anything on the inside," Genie reminds Aladdin as they attend a party full of royals and noblemen.
In another attempt to woo the princess, Aladdin takes Jasmine on a ride with his magical carpet. The new take on the iconic scene is set to the new version of "A Whole New World", while other action and lively scenes flash.
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.
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 animated classic "Aladdin". 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 and Billy Magnussen as Prince Anders.
The film features new recordings of the original songs written by Alan Menken and lyricists Howard Ashman and Tim Rice, in addition to new songs written by Menken with Benj Pasek and Justin Paul. It is set to arrive on U.S. theaters on May 24.