Actor and rapper Will Smith wowed fans when he showed them the poster for Guy RitchieÛªs live-action adaptation of Disney’s Aladdin. In the latest version, Smith will portray the character of the Genie, made famous in the animated version by the late Robin Williams.
Smith gave his Instagram followers a first look at the poster.
Disney also posted a shot of the cast taking a selfie.
They’ve even released a sneak peek trailer.
Movie fans can barely contain their excitement.
I need this scene sooo much pic.twitter.com/CGx0Nn4mkB
— *stina 🙂 (@o_ost1nao_o) October 10, 2018
— Edward Sanchez (@edwardistheman) October 10, 2018
— Fay (@Sofia40785254) October 11, 2018
My childhood is quaking right now.
— PablosMutual (@JonNick8) October 11, 2018
Yes, looking forward to live-action Aladdin!
— Stephanie Yu (@scarletbliss81) October 11, 2018
They can’t wait to see Mena Massoud as Aladdin.
I'M SHAKING OMG pic.twitter.com/NmTnuWa0Eh
— angel _Ùà__Ùà»ü_Ïµü_ (@taystenforks) October 12, 2018
I almost cried from nerves. I thought they were gonna have the genie pop up at after the title screen lol
— Dana Chambers (@DanaMarie1991) October 12, 2018
— gin (@ginassoledad) October 12, 2018
— Sara Waisglass (@swaisglass) October 12, 2018
this movie is my entire childhood and i have been DYING to see you as aladdin ever since the cast was announced, im so happy now you have no idea
— gin ÑÙí_Ñ_í_ (@louperfectxon) October 12, 2018
So excited you look just like Aladdin and Aladdin has been my favorite movie since I was 2 years old so I am so happy with this !
— Abbie/celeb news (@abbiedressler) October 12, 2018
Aladdin is set for release on May 24, 2019.