Starring as the Genie, Smith’s new look includes a fresh beard, top knot, and blue garms that assumedly reference the Robin Williams voiced Genie from the OG Disney movie. Jasmine (Naomi Scott) and Aladdin (Mena Massoud) also don ’fits almost identical to their animated counterparts. Yet while the Twittersphere seems to be satisfied with Jasmine and Aladdin, the Genie is conjuring some serious question marks.
Take a look at what would-be fans are saying about Smith’s live-action look below.
First things first, that hair
It’s a pass
Why isn’t he blue tho
Some, however, remain optimistic
While we’re still waiting on a first feature-length trailer, Disney dropped a teaser back in October that recreates the 1992 movies “Diamond in the Rough” sand lion scene. Revisit below.
Aladdin will hit theaters May 24, 2019. Are you excited? Share your thoughts in the comments.
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