Before last year's launch Aladdin, the biggest topic of conversation around Disney's latest blockbuster that remade and monetized the studio's extensive catalog of animated classics for the modern audience, was the appearance of Will Smith's Genie. Trying to follow the iconic turn of Robin Williams in the original, which is widely regarded as the best voiceover interpretation of the big screen, was going to be a great challenge even for a star of the magnitude of Smith, and the issues were not helped by the fact that the unfinished effects in the first trailers made his desire for blue skin look absolutely scary.
Even the team behind Aladdin They were surprised by the reaction that greeted Genius, but when the movie finally hit theaters, former Prince Fresco turned out to be the best. Given the popularity of the animated version, Guy Ritchie's live-action update was always guaranteed to be a success, so the total box office of one billion dollars was not a big surprise, but the reaction of critics and Fans mixed in better.
However, it was officially announced that a sequel is being developed this week, news that we originally revealed seven months ago, with Smith and Ritchie ready to return with the main character of Mena Massoud and Jasmine of Naomi Scott. Now, the same sources that told a Aladdin sequel happened last year, and that a Bamboo The new live action version was in process in the summer, let's say Mouse House is studying the idea of giving Genius its own spin-off.
According to our information, the Genie spin-off is scheduled to take place between the two. Aladdin Films, in addition to presenting retrospective scenes of his past before ending up trapped in a magic lamp, presumably in an effort to focus on the actor's natural charisma and keep the CGI unconvincing to a minimum. Aladdin it was the greatest success of Smith's career, which followed with another home run in Bad boys for life, and the 51-year-old man will undoubtedly be eager to maintain his status at the top of the Hollywood A list after several years of disappointing critical and commercial returns.