The first photos from Disney's live-action 'Aladdin' starring Will Smith as the genie are here, and people's reactions are hilarious

Tristan Fewings/Getty Images and DisneyWill Smith steps into the role of the genie in Disney’s live-action ‘Aladdin’ remake, but he isn’t blue.
  • Entertainment Weekly released images from Guy Ritchie’s live-action “Aladdin” film Wednesday.
  • It includes the first images of Will Smith as the Genie, but he is not blue.
  • Reactions to the photos are hilarious.
  • The film comes to theatres Friday, May 24, 2019.

Images from 2019’s live-action remake of Disney’s “Aladdin” were released exclusively by Entertainment Weekly on Wednesday morning. And the reactions will make you laugh so hard you cry.

The feature includes a first look at stills from director Guy Ritchie’s film, including Will Smith as the Genie. It is clear from the photos that Smith’s Genie is not blue like his character in the 1992 animated film. EW reported that a Disney executive described Smith’s version of the Genie as “part ‘Fresh Prince,’ part ‘Hitch.'” This seems incredibly accurate after seeing the photos.

Read more: Here’s the cast of Disney’s live-action ‘Aladdin’ and who they’re playing

Reactions to the images on Twitter are simply hilarious. We collected the best reactions, ranging from jokes about the movie looking like a show on The CW to concerns about how many layers Aladdin is wearing in such a warm climate.

Here are the best reactions:

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You can see the live-action “Aladdin,” which stars Will Smith, Mena Messoud, Naomi Scott, and Marwan Kenzari in theatres on Friday, May 24, 2019.

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