The Actor Who Will Replace Robin Williams' Genie in Aladdin Is Revealed; Twitter Has Some Opinions

The Actor Who Will Replace Robin Williams' Genie in Aladdin Is Revealed; Twitter Has Some Opinions

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According to Variety, Will Smith is currently in talks to play the magical friend of Aladdin in the Guy Ritchie directed film. The role was the breakout sensation made famous by the late Robin Williams in the successful 1992 film.

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Genie was the comedic sidekick of the animated classic's main character, Aladdin. While everyone enjoyed the film's score and story, Robin Williams' turn as the blue comic-relief is legendary in the realm of Disney. Fortunately, Will Smith oozes charisma and got his start in music, so he has the skills to pull off the role.

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Twitter had some thoughts on the casting.

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