How can a street rat like Aladdin, charming though he may be, meet and befriend a Princess? With the help of a magical Genie of course. Together they take on the evil Jafar and live to take a vacation to Disneyland. That’s the story as I recall it, at least.
The live-action adaption of Disney’s animated classic feature “Aladdin” is right around the corner now with a U.S. opening next month. As such the pace of trailers being released is picking up.
The new trailer is centered largely around the famous Magic Carpet Ride that allows Jasmine and Aladdin to develop that connection to “A Whole New World.” but watch closely and you might be able to spot a few other new clips:
If you missed the previous TV spot, you can watch it here:
I was reluctant at first to embrace another live action remake, but I have to admit, I’m being won over by the lavish sets and costumes. I love the characters of Aladdin and now can’t wait to visit them again in the big screen.
About Disney’s Aladdin:
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, and Jonathan Eirich, 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.
Watch for “Aladdin” to appear in theaters on May 24, 2019.