Disney drops teaser video for live-action "Aladdin" movie showing Genie

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You wanted a blue Genie, you got a blue Genie. The 1-minute video teaser, which was also uploaded to YouTube, includes a look at Will Smith as Genie.

A new trailer for Disney's live-action "Aladdin" dropped Sunday night during the 61st Grammy Awards.

Smith shared a few snapshots of his Genie on his Instagram after the trailer aired.

Despite assurance from Smith himself that the beloved character would be the same color as the one voiced by the late Robin Williams in the animated original classic 27 years ago, fans will only rest easy now they've finally laid eyes on him in all his CGI glory.

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"Bring me the lamp", he orders, his loyal pet parrot perched - silently for now - on his shoulder. "He was big enough to feel like a force - not so muscular that he looked like he was counting his calories, but formidable enough to look like you knew when he was in the room".

"Genie? Wishes? Lamp? None of that ringing a bell?" the character asks before the screen goes to black showing the film's scheduled release date, May 24.

"I told y'all I was gon' be Blue!"

Mena Massoud stars in the live-action remake as Aladdin, Naomi Scott as Jasmine and Marwan Kenzari as Jafar. "Y'all need to trust me more often!"

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