We’re looking forward to the live-action adaption of Disney’s animated classic feature “Aladdin.” The story of how a charming street rat met a self-determined Princess Jasmine and, together with a magical Genie, defeated the evil Jafar is based on the Arabic folktake of the same name from One Thousand and One Nights.
In the new TV Spot “Within” we hear a bit of narration from Will Smith’s version of The Genie. That’s a lot of power within one small lamp.
There’s also a new set of photos from the film that were just released. The costumes, colors, and set design is fantastic. Let’s hope the screenplay and acting measure up too.
One thing I know, I am falling in love with the soundtrack for this movie even just with the snippets presented in the Aladdin trailers. What do you like about what you’ve seen in the trailers for Disney’s Aladdin?
About the film
A thrilling and vibrant live-action adaptation of Disney’s animated classic, “Aladdin” is the exciting tale of the charming street rat Aladdin, the courageous and self-determined Princess Jasmine and the Genie who may be the key to their future. Directed by Guy Ritchie, who brings his singular flair for fast-paced, visceral action to the fictitious port city of Agrabah, “Aladdin” is written by John August and Ritchie based on Disney’s “Aladdin.” The film stars Will Smith as the Genie; Mena Massoud as Aladdin; Naomi Scott as Jasmine; Marwan Kenzari as Jafar; Navid Negahban as the Sultan; Nasim Pedrad as Dalia and Billy Magnussen as Prince Anders.
“Aladdin” is produced by Dan Lin, p.g.a., and Jonathan Eirich, p.g.a., with Kevin De La Noy and Marc Platt serving as executive producers. Eight-time Academy Award-winning composer Alan Menken provides the score, which includes new recordings of the original songs written by Menken and Oscar-winning lyricists Howard Ashman and Tim Rice and includes two new songs written by Menken and lyrics by Oscar and Tony Award-winning songwriters Benj Pasek and Justin Paul.
Aladdin opens in theaters on May 24, 2019.