Will Smith Circling Role of Genie in Guy Ritchie's 'Aladdin'

The role was voiced by the late Robin Williams in the 1992 animated classic

The role was voiced by the late Robin Williams in the 1992 animated classic

The bigger-than-life genie then grants Aladdin three wishes.

Yes indeed, Deadline reports that Smith is now in early negotiations to fill the role of Genie in Disney's live-action Aladdin, which has Guy Ritchie set to direct. He did, after all, become a household name after playing a young rapper in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.

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Though Smith hasn't been officially confirmed for either role, we'll be interested to see if he's cast in both, or merely in one of Disney's upcoming projects.

Should Smith manage to land the plum role, it could prove very, very lucrative. Apart from that, Robin Williams was truly one-of-a-kind and was one of the most distinctive actors out there. The film is considered by many as the best film that came out during the Disney Renaissance.

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Despite the difficulty of having to live up to the legacy left behind by Robin Williams, Disney has every reason to believe a live-action remake of Aladdin will work.

Aladdin is part of a number of live-action remakes planned by Disney, following the success of The Jungle Book and Beauty And The Beast. As well as Dumbo and Aladdin, the studio also has plans to remake Mulan, Peter Pan, The Lion King, The Little Mermaid and Pocahontas. It was written by John August (Big Fish) and produced by Dan Lin, with Jonathan Eirich as executive producer, according to Deadline.

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State television reported that the interior minister sacked the provincial head of security and replaced him after the attack. An ambulance arrives to the site of a bomb blast that took place on Sunday in Tanta, Egypt, April 9, 2017 .

Last month, Disney held a casting call welcoming unknown talent to audition for the roles of Aladdin and Jasmine in the film.

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