Will Smith promised fans his genie in Disney’s live-action adaption of Aladdin would be blue. Many fans were in an uproar when the first images of Smith as the genie.
On Sunday Smith put fans at ease revealing the CGI version of the genie that will be in the film. Smith posted the pics on his IG with a message for the fans. “I told y’all I was gon’ be Blue!! 🧞♂️ Y’all need to trust me more often!”
The film will star Mena Massoud in the title role, with Power Rangers‘ Naomi Scott as Princess Jasmine with Will Smith as the Genie. Marwan Kenzari will be playing Jafar, with Navid Negahban playing the Sultan, Nasim Predrad playing Dalia, and Billy Magnussen in the original role of Prince Anders.
Aladdin will fly into theaters May 29th, 2019.