See the first look at Will Smith's blue Genie in Aladdin trailer

See the first look at Will Smith's blue Genie in Aladdin trailer

Will Smith stunned Grammys viewers Sunday night as he made a very blue appearance as the Genie from "Aladdin".

Disney just debuted the latest trailer for their highly anticipated live-action remake of Aladdin, and they finally granted your wish: your first full look at Will Smith in action as the Genie.

The minute-long spot offers brief glimpses at Aladdin (Mena Massoud), Jasmine (Naomi Scott), Jafar (Marwan Kenzari) and the other denizens of Agrabah in the Guy Ritchie-helmed musical, due out May 24. Could Will Smith end up providing a performance just as good as the original?

An earlier teaser, showing Massoud but not Smith, was released in the fall.

"He's big blue Genie", Lin previously said.

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The 50-year-old actor appeared in his Genie costume - which was published on the cover of Entertainment Weekly in December - but this time, entirely blue, seemingly with some CGI effects. Smith even tried to preempt criticism in an Instagram post.

"You really don't know who I am?"

One Disney exec told EW that Will's Genie is part Fresh Prince and part Hitch. "There hasn't been a lot of that hip-hop flavor in Disney history".

Aladdin opens on May 23 in Australia and May 24 in the USA and UK.

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