New Aladdin trailer takes heat for Will Smith’s portrayal of ‘Genie’


(WIVB) – The new trailer for the live-action remake of Aladdin has been met with mixed reaction, with many people who are critical of Will Smith’s casting and portrayal of the Genie.

Much of the criticism has come in the form of comments on social media. Here are some peoples’ reactions from YouTube:

“Rarely do we get to see the death of a career captured so vividly on film.”

“Will…you look ridiculous.”

“Might as well put the blueberry chick from Willy Wonka as Genie.”

Watch the trailer below and share your thoughts with us on Facebook and Twitter!

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.


More Podcasts