May 24th 2019 doesn’t seem so far away any longer. Disney has released their new trailer for the live-action adaptation of their classic animated Aladdin. Our beloved street rat is back, but 90’s kids probably shouldn’t expect any straight to video releases for the franchise this round.
Here’s the official synopsis from Disney, if you’ve been avoiding a giant blue version of Will Smith:
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.