A live-action 'Aladdin' is coming next May — here's the first teaser trailer

DisneyMena Massoud in the Cave of Wonders in ‘Aladdin.’
  • Disney released the first teaser trailer for its live-action remake of “Aladdin” during Thursday Night Football.
  • The movie follows Aladdin (Mena Massoud ), a penniless teen, who falls for the princess of Agrabah (Naomi Scott). His luck changes when he finds a magic lamp holding a magic genie (Will Smith) who grants him three wishes.
  • You can take a look at the full cast here.
  • Guy Ritchie (“Sherlock Holmes”) will direct, while the movie’s original composer Alan Menken will return for the score with new recordings of original songs along with two new ones.
  • The trailer shows glimpses of Aladdin heading to the Cave of Wonders, where he finds the genie’s lamp, Jafar, and his parrot, Iago. See a deeper breakdown of it here.
  • “Aladdin” will be in theatres May 24, 2019. Watch the first teaser trailer below:

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