Will Smith tipped to star in live action remake of Aladdin
Will Smith attends the "Collateral Beauty" World Premiere at Frederick P. Rose Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center on December 12, 2016 in New York City. Smith remains a high-salary player so a deal is far from a sure thing.
Deadline.com reported Wednesday that two-time Academy Award nominee Smith, 48, is in early negotiations with the studio, where he previously had been in consideration for Tim Burton's planned "Dumbo" live-action adaptation.
The first genie was portrayed by Robin Williams and had the undeniable humor of the comedian.
Industry site Deadline Hollywood revealed today that the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air star is "in talks" for the iconic role.
Aladdin is getting ready to start a six-month shoot that will commence in the United Kingdom in July and will finish early next year.
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Perhaps the biggest hurdle Disney faced on its live-action remake of Aladdin was the prospect of replacing the irreplaceable Robin Williams, who is Genie.
However, with Guy Ritchie ("Sherlock Holmes") set to direct and John August ("Charlie's Angels") scripting the film based on the 1992 animated classic, we are assured that the "Aladdin" remake is in good hands.
Disney has been riding high on the success of its live-action adaptations the last few years, especially its most recent, Beauty and the Beast, starring Emma Watson and Dan Stevens.
Ritchie will direct from a script written by John August, the scribe who amusing enough worked with Burton on Big Fish. As well as Dumbo and Aladdin, the studio also has plans to remake Mulan, Peter Pan, The Lion King, The Little Mermaid and Pocahontas.
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Be proactive - Use the "Flag as Inappropriate" link at the upper right corner of each comment to let us know of abusive posts. Both Prince William and Prince Harry laid down a pair of boots to commemorate those who fought in battle.
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