Will Smith In Talks To Play Genie in Disney’s Live-Action ‘Aladdin’ Reboot


(Hear all about it at 13:52 and again at 41:12)

It may be a whole new world for Disney fans as Will Smith is reportedly in early talks to star as the Genie in a new live-action remake of the beloved 1992 animated musical classic, Aladdin, which is being directed by Guy Ritchie.

The remake would mark Will’s first animated movie since the 2004 film A Shark’s Tale. Earlier this year, outlets were reporting that Will was circling around the lead role in the House of Mouse’s revamp of Dumbo, but had to walk away from the Tim Burton-directed picture because of scheduling conflicts.

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