Make way for Prince Ali! The fan-favorite song from the original 1992 animated Aladdin gets more pomp and circumstance in the upcoming live-action remake, which stars Will Smith as the magical genie that grants Mena Massoud’s Aladdin three wishes.
In the clip, Smith sings the popular tune as Massoud rides in on a giant elephant for the benefit of Scott and her trusty handmaiden Dalia, played by Nasim Pedrad.
— IGN (@IGN) May 14, 2019
“Aladdin” is the exciting tale of the charming street rat Aladdin, the courageous and self-determined Princess Jasmine and the Genie who may be the key to their future. Directed by Guy Ritchie, who brings his singular flair for fast-paced, visceral action to the fictitious port city of Agrabah, the film is written by John August and Ritchie based on Disney’s animated classic “Aladdin.”
Aladdin stars Mena Massoud (Jack Ryan) as Aladdin, Naomi Scott (Power Rangers) as Jasmine, Will Smith (Bad Boys) as the iconic Genie, Marwan Kenzari (The Mummy 2017) as the villainous Jafar, Numan Acar (Prison Break) as Head of the guards Akim, Navid Negahban (Homeland) as The Sultan, Nasim Pedrad (SNL) as Dalia, Billy Magnussen (Into The Woods) as Prince Anders, and Alan Tudyk (Ralph Breaks The Internet) as the voice of Iago.
Aladdin will hit theaters on May 24, 2019.