Watch Will Smith debut because the Genie in new ‘Aladdin’ trailer

Tobias Fünke is that you just?

Will Smith or Tobias Funke? We will not inform.

The brand new trailer for Disney’s forthcoming live-action reboot of Aladdin has been launched – and it sees Will Smith making his anticipated debut as the paranormal Genie.

The advert, which debuted throughout the Grammys final night time, comes after Disney revealed the primary images of Smith within the iconic position final December.

Within the new sneak peak, we see the nefarious Jafar (Marwan Kenzari) on the Cave of Wonders, earlier than the scene instantly cuts to a vibrant parade within the fictional kingdom of Agrabah.

After a short have a look at Princess Jasmine (Naomi Scott), the trailer ends months of anticipation by revealing the second when Aladdin (Mena Massoud) rubs the magical lamp to introduce Smith’s character for the primary time.

“You actually don’t know who I’m? Genie? Needs? Lamp? None of that ringing a bell?” Smith’s Genie says as Aladdin seems to be on in astonishment.

In step with the unique depiction of the Genie, Smith is solely blue with a ponytail sitting atop his shaved head.

Nonetheless, evidently the primary look of Smith’s character isn’t fairly placing the specified observe amongst followers. Whereas many had been excited, others couldn’t assist however discover the resemblance to Arrested Improvement‘s Tobias Funke.

Others joked that it seemed like an unofficial preview of Avatar 2.

Directed by Snatch‘s Man Ritchie, Aladdin is about for launch on Might 24. I t’s the second Disney reboot to be launched in 2019, forward of Tim Burton’s Dumbo which is about to hit cinemas in March.



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