Will Smith goes from fear to joy as Aladdin’s new genie

FILE PHOTO: Actor Will Smith speaks to the media during his visit at the Amman Citadel, an ancient Roman landmark, with cast members of Disney's live-action 'Aladdin', in Amman, Jordan May 13, 2019. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Will Smith was initially worried about playing the genie in Disney’s live action version of “Aladdin” after the celebrated performance by the late Robin Williams more than 25 years ago, but says it eventually became a joy. “What Robin Williams did with this character – he just didn’t leave a lot […]

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