Now that tickets are formally on sale for Disney’s live-action Aladdin, the movie’s newest TV spot explains Genie’s strict guidelines about making needs. The spot additionally highlights one of many movie’s largest musical numbers, with Will Smith’s just lately awoken Genie singing the tune “Good friend Like Me.”
The live-action model of Disney’s Aladdin is one among many latest live-action Disney variations, following The Jungle E-book, Dumbo, and this summer time’s The Lion King. Like its animated predecessor, Aladdin follows the titular hero (performed by Mena Massoud) as he embarks on a quest to retrieve a magic lamp. In doing so, he fails to deliver the lamp to the evil Jafar ( Marwan Kenzari), however finally ends up on an sudden journey along with his pet monkey Abu, a flying carpet, and a magical genie. The movie additionally stars Naomi Scott, Billy Magnussen, Alan Tudyk, Navid Negahban, and Will Smith, and was directed by Snatch and Sherlock Holmes director Man Ritchie.
With Aladdin’s launch date getting nearer, tickets are formally on sale. What’s extra is that ticket gross sales have lined up with a brand new TV spot for the movie, highlighting one among Genie’s most memorable musical performances. Within the spot, Genie walks Aladdin via his few – however strict- guidelines, specifically that he “cannot make anyone love anyone or deliver anyone again from the useless.” The spot additionally exhibits off some main visible spectacles from the movie, together with photographs from three different musical numbers, “Prince Ali,” “A Complete New World,” and “One Soar Forward.” Try the TV spot beneath:
Together with tickets going sale and the brand new TV spot, Disney can also be launching the #FriendLikeMe problem in partnership with Make-A-Want. The problem asks contributors to share on social media who they’d grant three needs to if they’d Genie’s powers, together with the hashtag #FriendLikeMe. For each put up on both Twitter or Instagram, Disney will donate $5 (as much as $1 million) to Make-A-Want. Try Disney’s announcement for the problem with Will Smith beneath:
Whereas early reactions to Aladdin have not been solely optimistic, Will Smith actually appears passionate concerning the venture. Despite the fact that there have been jabs on the manner this live-action of model of Genie seems, Smith is bringing some private aptitude to the function made well-known by the late Robin Williams. Whether or not it finally satisfies followers of the unique stays to be seen, however Disney appears assured of their live-action variations, given what number of they’re releasing in such shut proximity of each other.
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Supply: Disney, #FriendLikeMe
Key Launch Dates
- Aladdin (2019) launch date: Might 24, 2019
- The Lion King (2019) launch date: Jul 19, 2019