People Are Not Happy With The First Pics Of Will Smith As The Genie In “Aladdin”

Published On December 20, 2018 | By Kendal Malewicz | Entertainment News

Nothing gets past Disney fans but is this going a little too far?

The first pictures of Disney’s live-action “Aladdin” remake hit the web yesterday, and it seems like NOBODY is happy.  The main beef is that WILL SMITH’s Genie isn’t blue.  He’s the color of :Will Smith.

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We can show you the world… of Disney’s live-action #Aladdin! Get a shining, shimmering, splendid first look at the reimagined classic in these exclusive new photos. Swipe 👈🏽 for a sneak peek, and click the link in our bio to see them all. 📷: Daniel Smith/Disney

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But Will went on Instagram to set the record straight.  He said, quote, “Yes, I’m gonna be BLUE! 🙂  This is how the Genie is in Human / Disguise Form.  My character will be CGI most of the movie.”

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BAM!! First look at the Genie 🧞‍♂️, Princess Jasmine, and #Aladdin! Check Me Rockin’ the Top Knot Ponytail Vibes in @entertainmentweekly 😆 (and yes, I’m gonna be BLUE! 🙂 This is how the Genie is in Human / Disguise Form. My character will be CGI most of the movie.)

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Meanwhile, Will tells “Entertainment Weekly” that it was intimidating to take on the character, since there wasn’t a lot of room to improve on what Robin Willimas did in the original.

 

 

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