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Watch Will Smith As Blue Genie In Disney's 'Aladdin'


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But the internet isn't too sure about it

Sunday night's Grammy Awards 2019 included a secret treasure among the plethora of the gold-plated gramaphone trophies, as a new trailer for Disney's live-action remake of 'Aladdin' aired during the ads.

We've known for a while now that Hollywood legend Will Smith was the chosen one to taken on the role of 'Genie', the much-loved character voiced by Robin Williams in the original 1992 animated musical fantasy movie.

But the first look of a fluorescent blue CGI Smith left viewers bemused and frightened, with him being likened to a mixture of an Avatar and Shrek:

We've no doubt Will is gonna kick as as the genie but we just cannot get Eiffel 65 out our heads...


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