Disney Releases First “Aladdin” Teaser Trailer

“Oy! 10,000 years will give you such a crick in the neck!” That quote seems about accurate for those waiting for the release of Disney’s live-action remake of Aladdin. Fans have been staring at screens and scrolling through news feeds for the latest details about this film and Disney is finally granting their wishes. This afternoon, Walt Disney Studios released the first teaser trailer for the upcoming film that’s set to debut next May.

Fast facts:Aladdin Trailer

  • Yesterday, Will Smith shared the new poster for Aladdin on his Instagram.
  • Filming began back in September of last year.
  • The cast includes:
    • Will Smith as Genie
    • Mena Massoud as Aladdin
    • Naomi Scott as Jasmine
    • Marwan Kenzari as Jafar
    • Billy Magnussen as Prince Anders
    • Navid Negahban as the Sultan
    • Nasim Pedrad as Dalia
    • Numan Acar as Hakim
  • Alan Menken has returned to write two new songs for the film. Joining him on this project are songwriters, Benj Pasek and Justin Paul best known for their work on La La Land and The Greatest Showman.
  • Aladdin is set to arrive in theaters May 24, 2019.