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

    By: Shelby Lin Erdman, Cox Media Group National Content Desk

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

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


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

     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

    I told y’all I was gon’ be Blue!! 🧞‍♂️ Y’all need to trust me more often! 😆 #aladdin

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

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

    “Aladdin” will debut on May 24.

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