Will Smith is going to be playing the Genie in the new Aladdin remake

Hip Hop Hollywood 17/07/2017

After months of speculation, Disney confirmed Will Smith will take the role famously voiced by Robin Williams in the 1992 cartoon version of Aladdin.

The role of Aladdin will be played by Egyptian-Canadian actor Mena Massoud, who stars in the new Amazon series Jack Ryan.

English actress Naomi Scott, best known for playing Pink Ranger in the Power Rangers movie, will take the role of Jasmine.