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Disney drops first live-action ‘Aladdin’ trailer starring Will Smith

Oct 17, 2018, 5:48 PM

SALT LAKE CITY — We have our first teaser trailer for the upcoming live-action “Aladdin.”

Disney released the first teaser trailer to the movie during the Philadelphia Eagles-New York Giants football game on Oct. 11.

What’s next: “Aladdin” will arrive May 24, 2019.

What it shows: Nothing much. Anyone who has seen the animated version of “Aladdin” won’t be surprised by any of the footage. We get a wide shot of the desert, a glimpse of the Cave of Wonders, and one final look at Aladdin (Mena Massoud), who is grabbing the genie-inhabited lamp.

Why it matters: “Aladdin” is the latest Disney animated flick to receive a live-action remake. “Lion King” will debut in July 2019. Last year, “Beauty and the Beast” was one of those films. A “Little Mermaid” remake is in development, too. Lady Gaga is rumored to be involved.

What else?: Disney also shared the poster for the upcoming film, which showed the famous lamp sitting on top of a stone.

“Aladdin” stars Will Smith as the Genie, Naomi Scott as Princess Jasmine and Massoud as Aladdin. Marwan Kenzari will play the villainous Jafar.

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Disney drops first live-action ‘Aladdin’ trailer starring Will Smith