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

Rumor is that Will Smith is apparently in talks to star as the Genie in a new live-action remake of Disney’s 1992 classic, Aladdin. The film, being directed by Guy Ritchie, was the highest grossing film of 1992 – bringing in over $504 million in the box office.

 

Like Beauty and the Beast, the film would be a live-action musical. Production is going to take six months to shoot, and is set to start filming in July in the U.K. and wrap early next year.
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