the genie

Michael Korte’s tribute to Disney’s Aladdin Musical includes gender-flipped take on The Genie

We’ve highlighted Micheal Korte’s gender-flipping takes on Disney classics before including ‘Queens sing King‘ and the male Muses of Hercules. Now he’s taking on the iconic role of The Genie from Disney’s Aladdin with a gender-flipped take on “Friend Like Me.” Here’s Brooke Simpson putting… Read More »Michael Korte’s tribute to Disney’s Aladdin Musical includes gender-flipped take on The Genie

Disney finds story it likes, green lights Aladdin sequel

The Will Smith led live-action remake of Disney’s Aladdin conjured up an impressive $1.05 billion at the global box office. So the question became will Disney want a follow up? The answer, of course, is yes. For the last six months or so, Disney has… Read More »Disney finds story it likes, green lights Aladdin sequel

Disney’s Aladdin Friend Like Me Make-A-Wish Challenge

The concept of wishes coming true is central to the story of Disney’s Aladdin. This morning Will Smith, who plays The Genie of the Lamp in the new live-action adaption of Disney’s animated feature “Aladdin,” kicked off a new campaign that will raise money to… Read More »Disney’s Aladdin Friend Like Me Make-A-Wish Challenge

New TV spot for Disney’s Aladdin and new photos released

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… Read More »New TV spot for Disney’s Aladdin and new photos released