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Will Smith sure is looking blue in the new Aladdin teaser

The first teaser for Disney’s live-action Aladdin checked all of the boxes it needed to: It featured hints of the iconic music from the animated original, its one line of dialogue was directly lifted from an important scene in the original, and it featured a quick reveal of Aladdin himself reaching for the magic lamp. Hell, there was even a parrot, though it didn’t get a chance to say anything.

For the latest teaser, though, Disney made sure to include an appearance from Will Smith’s Genie, since that’s the one thing everybody’s especially curious about with Guy Ritche’s new take on the story. And, well, he looks a lot like Will Smith, but he’s blue. Actually, that doesn’t really capture how weird it is, but words can’t really capture how weird it is anyway.


Aladdin stars Mena Massoud, Naomi Scott, and (of course) Will Smith. It’ll be in theaters on May 24.

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