In the 30-second visual, the new footage of Will Smith’s character highlights the charm and wit of the legendary blue companion. Although he doesn’t follow the late Robin Williams’ list of impressions similar to the original film, advanced technology allows Smith to present the scene in a more physical way. His take on Genie’s introductory song “Friend Like Me” is also previewed, and by the sounds of it, will be up to par with the extravagance of the animated movie.
Watch the TV spot above. Disney’s Aladdin hits theaters May 24.
In case you missed it, this is what the iconic magic carpet ride will look like in the upcoming Aladdin remake.