Will Smith Makes His Very Blue Debut in Aladdin Trailer

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Jafar, played by Marwan Kenzari, says, "Bring me the lamp", which sends Aladdin, played by Mena Massoud, on his mission.

Last year, Entertainment Weekly debuted a first look at Aladdin - and featured Smith without any makeup or CGI enhancements. "Your life begins now, Aladdin".

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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. "Genie, wishes lamp... none of that ringing a bell?"

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Check out the trailer below.

While some people took to Twitter in awe of Smith's look as the Genie, others felt a bit less positive about the casting.

Viewers weren't shy about expressing their shock on social media, with many revealing they were disappointed with how Genie turned out, and some even drawing comparisons to Paul Giamatti's character in Big Fat Liar. After quite some time of bubbling anticipation, the studio has released a new teaser to preview the film, which stars Will Smith as the famous genie. Ritchie, meanwhile, told the outlet that he "wanted a muscular 1970s dad" look.

But we'll all get the full picture this summer, when Aladdin premieres in theaters on May 24th.

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