News

Incredible Trailer for Live-Action Remake of Disney's Classic Film Aladdin Is Here

Combined Shape

Walt Disney Studios has taken their most beloved animated classics to the big screen in recent years. From “Cinderella” to “Beauty & the Beast,” Disney lovers anxiously await the day their favorite films will be transformed into live-action remakes.

While many are excited to see what Disney has done with “Dumbo — directed by Tim Burton and set to hit theaters in March — I think it’s safe to say we’re all even more excited to take a journey to the “whole new world” of “Aladdin.”

Here’s what we know. According to IMDB, the film releases in the United States on May 24, 2019 — Memorial Day weekend!

A top-notch cast of diverse actors will play out the story of a street rat’s journey to prince-dom and true love. Naomi Scott, who plays Princess Jasmine, tweeted her sentiments about being a part of the production.

Trending:
CDC Quietly Changes Major Part of 'How COVID-19 Spreads' Page, Adds Advice That Millions Didn't Get When Trump Was in Office

“I’m honoured (sic) and blessed to be a part of this,” she wrote on Twitter. This will be Scott’s first leading role in a blockbuster film.

Are you going to see this film?

Included in the cast is our favorite Fresh Prince who will not be playing a prince, but is equally as royal considering he’s just plain awesome.

Will Smith has been cast as the Genie. While one can’t deny the late Robin Williams made this character iconic, and Smith certainly has some big shoes to fill, we think Smith fits the role quite nicely and can’t wait to see what he does with it.

Walt Disney Studios also dropped the official teaser trailer for “Aladdin” on Oct. 11. While it doesn’t give us much, it does whet our appetites and tells us we can, at the very least, expect something epic.

Take a look! The iconic music is chilling, taking us back to a land of Arabian nights, magic lamps and flying carpets.

Related:
After Getting the Vaccine, Bill Maher Tests Positive for COVID

Now we just have to wait for the official trailer to release so we can see even more! Until then we can only guess what will stay the same and what will be changed.

If Disney continues with its past tradition of revealing an official trailer with the theatrical release of one of its other films, we can guess the longer trailer for “Aladdin” might appear before “The Nutcracker and the Four Realms” or “Ralph Breaks the Internet” in November, “Mary Poppins Returns” in December, or with “Dumbo” in March.

For now, take a look at this side by side comparison shared by AMC Theaters on Twitter. Similar but different at the same time!

No matter when it appears, we’re positive the end result will be a beautiful “diamond in the rough.” Even the sinister Jafar (played by Marwan Kenzari in the 2019 film) can’t deny “Aladdin” just might be one of the most anticipated films of 2019.

What is your favorite Disney animated classic? Which one do you hope to see made into a live-action film in the future?

Truth and Accuracy

Submit a Correction →






We are committed to truth and accuracy in all of our journalism. Read our editorial standards.

Tags:
, ,
Combined Shape
Sarah Carri is an avid reader and social media guru with a passion for truth and life. Her writing has previously been published in print and online by Focus on the Family and other well known media outlets. Her experience in ministry and Disney entertainment gives her a unique perspective on such topics.
Sarah Carri is an avid reader and social media guru with a passion for truth and life. Her writing has previously been published in print and online by Focus on the Family and other well known media outlets. Her experience in ministry and Disney entertainment gives her a unique perspective on such topics.

Sarah's experience as a successful working stay-at-home mom and business owner has given her the chance to write and research often. She stays up to date on the latest in entertainment and offers her views on celebrity stories based on her wide knowledge of the industry. Her success as a former preschool teacher and licensed daycare provider lend to her know-how on topics relating to parenting and childhood education.

Her thoughts on faith and family issues stem from home life and ministry work. Sarah takes time to attend workshops and classes annually that help her to improve and hone her writing craft. She is a graduate of the Institute of Children's Literature program and her writing has been acclaimed by ACFW and ECPA.
Education
Institute of Children's Literature, Art Institute of Phoenix (Advertising), University of California Irvine (Theater), Snow College (Early Childhood Education)
Location
Arizona
Languages Spoken
English
Topics of Expertise
Entertainment, Faith




Conversation