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Posted: February 10, 2019

Disney unveils blue Will Smith in new ‘Aladdin’ trailer during Grammys

What You Need To Know: Will Smith

By Shelby Lin Erdman, Cox Media Group National Content Desk

Disney unveiled a trailer for its latest reboot of “Aladdin” during the Grammy Awards Sunday night featuring a blue Will Smith as the genie.

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“I told y’all I was gon’ be Blue!!” Smith posted on Instagram, along with a video of the new trailer.

>>Read: First photos of Will Smith’s Genie for live-action ‘Aladdin’ released

The trailer for the new take on the animated classic features Aladdin, played by Mena Massoud, and Jasmine, played by Naomi Scott.

The cast also includes Marwan Kenzari as Jafar and Billy Magnussen and Nasim Pedrad.

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Disney released the first trailer for the film last fall, but it only showed Aladdin and his iconic lamp.

>>Read: Get first look at Disney’s ‘Aladdin’ remake starring Will Smith, Mena Massoud

“Aladdin” will debut on May 24.

 

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Will Smith (right) portrays the Genie as Mena Massoud (left) stars as Aladdin in the Disney live-action remake of the cartoon classic "Aladdin."



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